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Idriss Déby
Idriss Déby

Chad

Idriss Déby Itno is the President of Chad and the head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement.


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Created: 20th Feb 2008
Modified: 8th Jul 2008
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Professional Information
Employer:
Government of Chad
Position:
President
Working primarily in:
Chad

Description of Work:
Idriss Déby Itno is the President of Chad and the head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement.Born in 1952 in Fada as the son of a herder, Déby distinguished himself as a military leader, later rising to power as president in 1991 through a military coup. He was re-elected in the May 2001 presidential election, though international observers noted irregularities in the election process. In June 2005, a successful referendum was held to eliminate a two-term constitutional limit, which enabled Déby to run again in 2006. That same year in October (2006), Chad was placed at the top of the list of the world's most corrupt nations by Forbes magazine for "what may turn out to be the single most piggish use of philanthropic funds."

source: wikipedia.org

Biographical Information
Idriss Déby
(At a Glance)
Location:
  City: N'Djamena
Place of Origin: Chad