Léon M'ba

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Gabriel Léon M'ba
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1st President of Gabon
In office
12 February 1961 – 27 November 1967
AsíwájúNone (position first established)
Arọ́pòOmar Bongo
Prime Minister of Gabon
Lórí àga
21 May 1957 – 21 February 1961
AsíwájúNone (position first established)
Arọ́pòNone (position abolished)
Personal details
Ọjọ́ìbí(1902-02-09)9 Oṣù Kejì 1902
Libreville, Gabon
Aláìsí27 November 1967(1967-11-27) (ọmọ ọdún 65)
Paris, France
NationalityGabonese
Ẹgbẹ́ olóṣèluComité Mixte Gabonais, Bloc Démocratique Gabonais
Spouse(s)Pauline M'ba[1][2]

Gabriel Léon M'ba (UMM-bah) [3] (9 February 1902 – 27 November 1967) was the first Prime Minister (1959–1961) and President (1961–1967) of Gabon.


Itokasi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. In his book, African Betrayal, Charles Darlington mentions that M'ba had several wives, under the traditional Gabonese practice of polygamy. Other than Pauline, their names are unknown.
  2. Darlington & Darlington 1968, p. 13
  3. His surname is also written as M'Ba and Mba.