Who is a President?
President is a common title for the head of state in most republics. The president of a nation is, generally speaking, the head of the government and the fundamental leader of the country or the ceremonial head of state. The functions exercised by a president vary according to the form of government.
How Many Past Presidents Are In Rwanda?
A total of 4 people have served in the office.
Who was the President of Rwanda before 1994?
Juvénal Habyarimana. Juvénal Habyarimana, (born March 8, 1937?, Gasiza, Gisenyi province, Ruanda-Urundi (now in Rwanda)—died April 6, 1994, near Kigali, Rwanda), army officer and politician who ruled Rwanda almost single-handedly more than 20 years after he seized power in a 1973 coup.
How long has Paul Kagame been President of Rwanda?
Paul Kagame (/kəˈɡɑːmeɪ/; born 23 October 1957) is a Rwandan politician and former military officer who is the fourth and current president of Rwanda since 2000.
He previously served as a commander of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), a rebel armed force that invaded Rwanda in 1990.
How is the first President of Rwanda?
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Paul Kagame, (born October 1957, in Rwanda), was a Rwandan military leader and politician, who, as leader of the Rwandan Patriot Front, defeated Hutu extremist forces to end the 1994 Rwandan genocide. In 2000 he became president of Rwanda.
Who was the president of Rwanda at the time of the genocide?
President Juvenal Habyarimana
President Juvenal Habyarimana, nearing the end of two decades in power, was losing popularity among Rwandans when the RPF attacked from Uganda on October 1, 1990.