Louis Lansana Beavogui

Guinean politician (1923–1984) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Louis Lansana Beavogui (N'Ko: ߟߊ߲߭ߛߌ߬ߣߍ߬ ߓߌߦߊߝ߭ߏߜ߭ߌ߫; 28 December 1923 19 August 1984) was a Guinean politician. He was Prime Minister from 1972 to 1984 and was briefly interim President in 1984.

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Louis Lansana Beavogui
Beavogui in 1964
President of Guinea
In office
26 March 1984  3 April 1984
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byAhmed Sékou Touré
Succeeded byLansana Conté
Prime Minister of Guinea
In office
26 April 1972  3 April 1984
PresidentAhmed Sékou Touré
Himself (Acting)
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byDiarra Traoré
Personal details
Born(1923-12-28)28 December 1923
Macenta, French Guinea (now Guinea)
Died19 August 1984(1984-08-19) (aged 60)
Conakry, Guinea
Cause of deathDiabetes mellitus
Political partyDemocratic Party
SpouseDelphine Béavogui (?–1984; his death)