Francois Tombalbaye

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Birthday
15, 1918
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 13, 1975 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1918
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 13, 1975 (56)

About

Teacher and trade activist who became known for serving as the President of Chad.

Before Fame

He studied Education at Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo before fighting for Free France during World War II.

Trivia

While in a position of power in Chad, he arrested PPT leaders for the Black Sheep Plot, who were allegedly using witchcraft to overthrow him.

Family Life

His family comes from Moyen-Chari Prefecture.

Associated With

He met with U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968 about his Africanization program.