Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) wis a Burkinabé militar captain, Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist theorist, an Preses o Burkina Faso frae 1983 tae 1987.[1][2]

Thomas Sankara
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Sketch o Sankara
Preses o Burkina Faso
In office
4 August 1983 – 15 October 1987
Precedit biJean-Baptiste Ouédraogo
Succeedit biBlaise Compaoré
Prime Meenister o Upper Volta
In office
10 Januar 1983 – 17 Mey 1983
PresesJean-Baptiste Ouédraogo
Precedit biSaye Zerbo
Succeedit biYoussouf Ouédraogo
Personal details
Born21 December 1949
Yako, French Wast Africae
(Nou Burkina Faso)
Dee'd15 October 1987(1987-10-15) (aged 37)
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Spoose(s)Mariam Sankara

ReferencesEedit

  1. Burkina Faso Salutes "Africa's Che" Thomas Sankara by Mathieu Bonkoungou, Reuters, Oct 17 2007
  2. Thomas Sankara Speaks: the Burkina Faso Revolution: 1983–87, by Thomas Sankara, edited by Michel Prairie; Pathfinder, 2007, pg 11