|2nd President of Burundi|
1 November 1976 – 3 September 1987
|Prime Minister||Édouard Nzambimana (1976–1978)|
|Preceded by||Michel Micombero|
|Succeeded by||Pierre Buyoya|
29 August 1946 |
|Political party||Union for National Progress (UPRONA)|
Colonel Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (born 29 August 1946) is a Burundian politician who was Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council in Burundi until November 10, 1976, and President from November 10, 1976 to September 3, 1987. While travelling abroad, Bagaza was deposed in a military coup d'état. He was replaced as president by Pierre Buyoya, and went into exile in Uganda and later went to Libya, where he lived until 1993.
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- "POST TRANSITION SENATORS' LIST", Burundian Senate website (French).
- "The Senate composition", Burundian Senate website (French).
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