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Gyude Bryant
Gyude Bryant

Liberia

Gyude Bryant was the chairman of the Transitional Government of Liberia who led the country for two and the half years. He was succeeded by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf following an election.


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Created: 7th Mar 2008
Modified: 7th Mar 2008
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Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government
Employer:
Former Transitional Government of Liberia
Position:
Chairman
Working primarily in:
Liberia

Description of Work:
Gyude Bryant was selected in 2003 by opposing sides at a peace conference in Ghana to end Liberia's second round of fighting to unseat then president Charles Taylor. Bryant at the time was viewed by all sides as politically neutral and acceptable. Before becoming Chairman, he was a businessman and remains a strong member of the Episcopal Church of Liberia.

In 2007, following the completion of his tenure, Bryant was charged with the embezzlement of U.S $ 1 million and has been in a legal battle ever since. At one point, he was briefly incarcerated

Biographical Information
Gyude Bryant
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Jan/17/1949
Interests: Politics, Business etc
Location:
  City: Monrovia
Place of Origin: Liberia



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