Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo

Burkinabé politician

Jean-Baptiste Philippe Ouédraogo (born 30 June 1942) is a Burkinabé physician and retired military officer. He was President of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) from 8 November 1982 to 4 August 1983. He has retired from politics and works at a medical clinic.[1]

Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo
Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo at book signing.jpg
Ouédraogo at a book signing in 2020
President of Upper Volta
In office
9 November 1982 – 4 August 1983
Prime MinisterThomas Sankara
Preceded bySaye Zerbo
Succeeded byThomas Sankara
Minister of National Defence and Veterans Affairs of Upper Volta
In office
26 November 1982 – 23 August 1983
Preceded bySaye Zerbo
Succeeded byJean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani
Personal details
Born (1942-06-30) 30 June 1942 (age 80)
Kaya, French West Africa
(now Burkina Faso)
Children3
Alma materUniversity of Abidjan
University of Strasbourg
Military service
AllegianceFlag of Upper Volta.svg Republic of Upper Volta
Years of service1972–1983
RankMédicin-commandant (major)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Décès de Barthélémy TOÉ : Remerciements et faire part". lefaso.net (in French). 1 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.