Gabriel Somé Yoryan

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Gabriel Some Yoryan was the architect of a military coup against Colonel Saye Zerbo, the then head of the army of Burkina Faso.[1] He did not himself assume power, but allowed Major Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo to take over.

Yoryan was killed later on in another coup launched by Captain Thomas Sankara.

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  1. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/200710160746.html