Andre Marie Mbida

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Birthday
1, 1917
Birthplace
Cameroon
Death Date
May 2, 1980 (63)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1917
Birthplace
Cameroon
Death Date
May 2, 1980 (63)

About

Former Prime Minister of Cameroon and the first Cameroonian to be elected Member of Parliament at the French National Assembly. He was only the second African-born Prime Minister in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Before Fame

He considered becoming a priest before ultimately deciding on law, earning his law degree in 1945.

Trivia

He was the first political prisoner of independent Cameroon between 1962 and 1965.

Family Life

He married Marguerite Embolo in 1946 and they had six children.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as soccer player Roger Milla.