Hassan Djamous

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Hassan Djamous (Arabic: حسن جاموس‎, died April 1989) was a Commander in Chief of the Chadian Army and a cousin of current Chadian President Idriss Déby.[1] The Hassan Djamous International Airport is named after him.

He led Chadian forces during the Chadian-Libyan conflict, such as the victory in the Battle of Maaten al-Sarra. Djamous was killed on orders of Hissène Habré, a former President, who suspected him of plotting a coup d'état along with his cousin, Déby, and Mahamat Itno, Minister of the Interior; Déby was the only one of the three who survived.[2]


  1. ^ "Chad". Encyclopedia of the Nations. Thomson Corporation. Retrieved 2007-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Hissène Habré". The Political Police Files. Human Rights Watch. Archived from the original on 2007-02-14. Retrieved 2007-02-04.