Colonel Jean-Baptiste Bagaza was born on August 29, 1946, and died on May 4, 2016.
He was a Burundian politician .
He was Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council in Burundi until November 10, 1976, and President from November 10, 1976 to September 3, 1987.
Although traveling abroad, Bagaza was deposed in a military coup d’état.
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza was succeeded as president by Pierre Buyoya, and went into exile in Uganda and later went to Libya, where he lived until 1993.
From the year 1994 until his death, he led the Party for National Recovery (PARENA).
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza was a Senator for life as a former head of state.
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza passed away at 69 yrs old.