Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Born Apr 25, 1957

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is a Burkinabe politician who was President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2012. He also served as President of the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP).

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1957 Birth Born on April 25, 1957.
1962 5 Years Old Kaboré was born in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. He attended school from 1962 to 1968, when he received his CPS (Certificate of Primary School). … Read More


1979 22 Years Old There, he completed his BA in 1979 and his Master's in 1980. … Read More
1984 27 Years Old In 1984, aged 27, he was named the General Director of the BIB; he remained in that post until September 1989, when he was appointed to the government.


1994 37 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Previously he served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 1994 to 1996 and President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2012. … Read More


2002 45 Years Old On 6 June 2002, he was elected as President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, succeeding Mélégué Maurice Traoré. In the May 2007 parliamentary election, Kaboré was re-elected to the National Assembly as the first candidate on the CDP's national list. … Read More


2014 57 Years Old Kaboré, along with a number of other prominent figures in the CDP, announced his resignation from the party on 6 January 2014. Those who resigned said that the party was being run in an undemocratic and damaging manner, and they expressed opposition to plans to amend the constitution to eliminate term limits, which would allow President Blaise Compaoré to stand for re-election in 2015. On 25 January 2014, a new opposition party led by Kaboré, the People's Movement for Progress (Mouvement du Peuple pour le Progrès, MPP), was founded. At an MPP convention held at the Ouagadougou Palais des Sports on 4–5 July 2015, Kaboré was officially confirmed as the MPP candidate for the presidential elections due to be held on 29 November 2015. … Read More
2015 58 Years Old 1 More Event
He was elected as President of Burkina Faso in the November 2015 general election, winning a majority in the first round of voting. … Read More
2016 59 Years Old He appointed Paul Kaba Thieba, an economist, as Prime Minister on 7 January 2016. … Read More
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