Yoro Diakité

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Yoro Diakité (17 October 1932 – 13 June 1973)[1] was a Malian politician and military figure. Diakite was the Prime Minister of Mali from 19 November 1968 to 18 September 1969. After being accused of organizing a coup attempt in 1971, he was condemned to life imprisonment and died in the Taoudenni prison camp in June 1973.[2]


  • "Dependency and Conservative Militarism in Mali" The Journal of Modern African Studies, 1975
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  2. ^ Papendieck, B.; Papendieck, H.; Schmidt, W. (photographer) (2007), Logbuch einer Reise von Timbuktu nach Taoudeni 23.–28.12. 2007 (in German), Mali-Nord . Includes photograph of grave.