Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly

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Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly (1 July 1909 – 7 September 1958) was the president of the governing council of the French colony of Upper Volta, today's Burkina Faso, from 17 May 1957 until his death on 7 September 1958 in Paris. A native of Pouy, today in Banwa Province, Coulibaly also served in the French national assembly from 1946 to 1951 and from 1956 to 1958, as well as in the French senate from 1953 to 1956.[1][2][3]

His wife was Célestine Ouezzin Coulibaly (1914-1997).[4]


  1. ^ 1st page on the French National Assembly website
  2. ^ 2nd page on the French national assembly website
  3. ^ page on the French senate website
  4. ^ Esi Sutherland-Addy, Aminata Diaw, Judith Graves Miller, Des femmes écrivent l'Afrique: L'Afrique de l'Ouest et le Sahel, 2007, p. 325: "NOUS, LES FEMMES VOLTAÏQUES Célestine Ouezzin Coulibaly est native de la région de Banfora, au sud-ouest du Burkina Faso, autrefois la ... Institutrice de formation, Célestine Ouezzin Coulibaly est l'épouse de Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly."