Jean Kambanda

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Birthday
19, 1955
Birthplace
Rwanda
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Rwanda

About

Member of the Democratic Republican Movement who briefly held office as the fifth Prime Minister of Rwanda in 1994, during the Rwandan Genocide. He became the fist head of government to plead guilty to genocide in the aftermath of the violent struggle between Hutus and Tutsis in his country.

Before Fame

He was the chairman of the United Popular BPR bank before starting his political career.

Trivia

He was sentenced to life in prison after being the only leading Rwandan political figure to plead guilty to his role in the Rwandan Genocide.

Family Life

He was born to Hutu parents in Rwanda.

Associated With

He replaced Agathe Uwilingiyimana as Prime Minister after she was assassinated in 1994.