Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo[1][2] (Gagnoa Bété: Gbagbo [ɡ͡baɡ͡bo]; French pronunciation: ​[loʁɑ̃ baɡbo]; born 31 Mey 1945) wis the Preses o Côte d'Ivoire frae 2000 till his reest in Aprile 2011. He is tholin an assise anent human richts fae 28t Januar 2016 on.

Laurent Gbagbo
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4t Preses o Côte d'Ivoire
In office
26 October 2000 – 11 Aprile 2011 [1]
Prime MeenisterSeydou Diarra
Pascal Affi N'Guessan
Seydou Diarra
Charles Konan Banny
Guillaume Soro
Gilbert Aké
Precedit biRobert Guéï
Succeedit biAlassane Ouattara
Personal details
Born (1945-05-31) 31 Mey 1945 (age 77)
Gagnoa, French Wast Africae
Poleetical pairtyIvorian Popular Front
Spoose(s)Simone Gbagbo, Nadiana Bamba
Alma materParis Diderot Varsity
ReligionRoman Catholicism
WabsteidOffeecial websteid
[1] The presidency was disputit atween Gbagbo an Alassane Ouattara frae 4 December 2010 tae 11 Aprile 2011, at which time Gbagbo wis arrested bi UN forces.


  1. Inglis pronunciations vary, with /ˈbæɡb/ common. In Bete an ither Ivorian leids, the g an b are pronoonced simultaneously, as [ɡ͡baɡ͡bo].
  2. "Qui est Laurent Gbagbo ?" Archived 2008-08-02 at the Wayback Machine, FPI website (in French).