Idriss Déby

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Person.png Idriss Déby   EveripediaRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Idriss Déby.jpg
Idriss Déby with Narendra Modi in October 2015.
Born4 March 1938
Died20 April 2021 (Age 83)
Cause of death
Victim ofCoup
President of Chad, who was killed in April 2021.

Employment.png President of Chad Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
2 December 1990 - 20 April 2021
Preceded byHissène Habré

Employment.png Chairperson of the African Union

In office
30 January 2016 - 30 January 2017
Preceded byRobert Mugabe
Succeeded byAlpha Condé

Idriss Déby was President of Chad for 31 years until his sudden death in 2021. During his leadership he was accused by the corporate media of authoritarianism.[1]

He was reportedly killed in battle.[2] He was replaced as President by his son Mahamat Déby.