Charles Taylor

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Birthday
28, 1948
Birthplace
Arthington, Liberia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Arthington, Liberia

About

Liberian politician who was the 22nd President of Liberia, serving from 1997 until his resignation in 2003. He was sentenced to 50 years imprisonment in 2012 for committing crimes against humanity during the Sierra Leone Civil War and the Second Liberian Civil War.

Before Fame

He studied at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1977.

Trivia

He escaped from a maximum security prison in Boston in 1985 after being apprehended on a warrant for extradition to face charges of embezzling $1 million of government funds.

Family Life

He married Jewel Howard and they had a son together.

Associated With

He and Ellen Johnson both served as President of Liberia.