Paul Biya

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Birthday
13, 1933
Birthplace
Mvomeka'a, Cameroon
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1933 (age 86)
Birthplace
Mvomeka'a, Cameroon

About

Cameroonian politician who was elected President of Camaroon in 1982 after having been Prime Minister from 1975 to 1982. His regime was known for being overtly authoritarian and his critics have called him a dictator.

Before Fame

He attended lycee Louis Legrand, Sorbonne and Sciences Po Paris, where he graduated in 1961 with a diploma in International Relations.

Trivia

He was under political pressure to introduce multiple parties into the Cameroon political system, which he finally did in 1992.

Family Life

He married twice and had three children.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as the second French citizen in space, Patrick Baudry.