Kafougouna Koné was born in 1944 and died on March 10, 2017.
He was a Malian politician, diplomat, and military major general.
Kone was appointed the Minister of Defense from 1991 to 1992 during the country’s transition to democracy.
He was serving as the Chief of Staff of the Army at the time of the 1991 Malian coup d’état which overthrew the dictatorship of President Moussa Traoré.
During the aftermath of the coup, Koné was appointed Minister of Defense from 1991 to 1992 during Mali’s transition to democracy.
He died in Bamako and was buried in Niamakoro cemetery with full military honors.
Kafougouna Koné pased away at 73 years old.