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Samuel Doe

AKA Samuel Kanyon Doe

Born: 6-May-1951
Birthplace: Tuzon, Liberia
Died: 9-Sep-1990
Location of death: Monrovia, Liberia
Cause of death: Assassination [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Liberia
Executive summary: President of Liberia, 1980-90

Overthrew President William R. Tolbert, Jr. in 1980, "elected" later in 1986.


[1] Captured by rebels under Prince Johnson, tortured to death on film.

    President of Liberia (6-Jan-1986 to 9-Sep-1990)


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