•Born in 1952
•Joined the army in the 1970s
•Appointed Army Chief of Staff in 1982
•In 1989 went into exile in Sudan and formed a rebel group which seized power in 1990
•In 1996 elected president in a first multiparty election
•In 2005…changed the Constitution and removed term limits
•On August 2020 was named Field Marshall by Parliament
• On April 20th, 2021 killed shortly after winning re-election.