Mamady Doumbouya

Guinean military officer and politician (1980-)

Mamady Doumbouya (born 4 March 1980) is a Guinean colonel[2] who was the main person responsible for the 2021 Guinean coup d'état. He became the Chairman of the National Committee of Reconciliation and Development after the coup. He is member of the Special Forces Group and a former French legionnaire.[3] On October 1, 2021, Doumbouya was sworn in as interim president.

Mamady Doumbouya
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Doumbouya in 2021
President of Guinea
Interim
Assumed office
1 October 2021
Prime MinisterMohamed Béavogui
Preceded byAlpha Condé
Chairman of the National Committee of Reconciliation and Development
Assumed office
5 September 2021
Preceded byAlpha Condé (as President)
Personal details
Born4 March 1980[1] (age 41)
Kankan Region, Guinea
Spouse(s)Lauriane Doumbouya
Children3
Military service
Allegiance France (formerly)
 Guinea
Branch/service French Foreign Legion (formerly)
 Guinea Army
RankMali-Army-OF-5.svg Colonel
Mamadi Doumbouya 17.jpg

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.africa-confidential.com/profile/id/4696/Mamady_Doumbouya
  2. "Guinean rebel leader Colonel Doumbouya announces president's arrest". TASS. 5 September 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  3. "Soldiers say Guinea constitution, gov't dissolved in apparent coup". Yahoo! News. 5 September 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2021.