8 March 1937
Juvenal Habyarimana, Politician, Rwanda
He was the Chief of Staff of Rwanda's army before beginning his political career in the 1970s.
About Juvenal Habyarimana
Former leader of the National Republican Movement for Democracy who held office as Rwanda's third president from 1973 to 1994. He was killed when his jet was shot down and the perpetrators remain unknown.
He was married to
Friends and colleagues
He was the longtime husband of Agathe Habyarimana.
His assassination in 1994 played a key role in sparking the Rwandan Genocide.