Justin Marie Bomboko
|Justin Marie Bomboko|
Bomboko at a reception in Belgium, 2014
|Chairman of the Board of Commissioners-General of Congo-Léopoldville|
September 1960 – 9 February 1961
|Preceded by||Joseph Iléo (as Prime Minister)|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Iléo (as Prime Minister)|
|Born||22 September 1928
Boleke, Belgian Congo
|Died||10 April 2014
Justin-Marie Bomboko Lokumba Is Elenge (22 September 1928 – 10 April 2014), known as Justin Marie Bomboko, was a Congolese civil servant. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Congo. He briefly served as leader of the Congolese government as chairman of the College of Commissioners. He is often called "The Father of Independence" for the Congolese. He also served as Foreign Minister for three different tenures: 1960–1963, 1965–1969, and again in 1981. He had a role in the overthrow and execution of Patrice Lumumba and received payments from the CIA for it.
- Makombo 2015, pp. 12–13.
- Kisangani & Bobb 2009, p. 57.
- http://www.rulers.org/2014-04.html April 2014
- U.S. Role in Lumumba Murder Revealed, Stephen R. Weissman, allAfrica.com.
- "RDC: décès d'un père de l'indépendance, Justin Bomboko" (in French). Lesoir.be. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
- Kisangani, E.F.; Bobb, S.F. (2009). Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Scarecrow Press. p. 57. ISBN 9780810863255.
- Makombo, Jean-Marie Mutamba (2015). Autopsie du gouvernement au Congo-Kinshasa: Le Collège des Commissaires généraux (1960-1961) contre Patrice Lumumba. Études africaines (in French). Editions L'Harmattan.
|Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
14 September 1960 – 9 February 1961
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