Moïse Tshombe

Moïse Kapenda Tshombe (sometimes written Tshombé) (10 November 1919 – 29 June 1969) was a Congolese businessman and politician. He served as the president of the secessionist State of Katanga from 1960 to 1963 and as prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1964 to 1965.

Moïse Tshombe
Tshombe in France, 1963
5th Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In office
10 July 1964  13 October 1965
PresidentJoseph Kasa-Vubu
Preceded byCyrille Adoula
Succeeded byÉvariste Kimba
President of Katanga
In office
11 July 1960  21 January 1963
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born10 November 1919
Musumba, Belgian Congo
Died29 June 1969(1969-06-29) (aged 49)
El Biar, Algiers, Algeria
Political partyCONAKAT

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