Juvenal Habyarimana

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Birthday
8, 1937
Birthplace
Rwanda
Death Date
Apr 6, 1994 (57)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1937
Birthplace
Rwanda
Death Date
Apr 6, 1994 (57)

About

Former leader of the National Republican Movement for Democracy who held office as Rwanda's third president from 1973 to 1994. He was killed when his jet was shot down and the perpetrators remain unknown.

Before Fame

He was the Chief of Staff of Rwanda's army before beginning his political career in the 1970s.

Trivia

His assassination in 1994 played a key role in sparking the Rwandan Genocide.

Family Life

He was married to Agathe Habyarimana at the time of his death.

Associated With

He was the longtime husband of Agathe Habyarimana.