Étienne Tshisekedi

Democratic Republic of Congo Prime Minister (1932-2017)

Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba (14 December 1932 – 1 February 2017) was a Congolese politician. He was the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS). He served as the Prime Minister of Zaire three times: in 1991, 1992–1993 and 1997. He was born in Kabeya Kamwanga, Belgian Congo.

Tshisekedi in 2011

Tshisekedi died from a pulmonary embolism on 1 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium at the age of 84.[1]


  1. "DR Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dies aged 84". BBC News. BBC. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.