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About Samuel Doe
The Liberian, Samuel Doe, was a military ruler as well as a civilian ruler of Liberia. In 1980, he staged a coup in which he was victorious. As a result, he ascended to the Liberian presidency as a military leader. He ruled for five years in that capacity.
According to Doe’s orders, a public election was organized in 1985. Although the election was rumored to be biased, he was the winner and continued his rule but this time, as a civilian president of Liberia. Doe was the founder of the National Democratic Party. Due to his corrupt governance, the U.S withdrew its financial and political support for him in the later part of 1980. In 1990, Doe was captured, overthrown, and murdered by Prince Johnson.
He studied at Seoul National University and the University of Liberia.
He tied the knot with Nancy Bohn. He gave birth to four children including Samuel K. Doe.
He toppled the government of President William Tolbert.
Doe was the chairman of the People's Redemption Council.
He was the first citizen to establish military rule in the history of Liberia.
As a military ruler, he suspended Liberia’s constitution for five years.
Doe was in high school when he toppled the ruling government.
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F.A.Q. about Samuel Doe
When is his birthday?
Samuel Doe's birthday is on May 6, 1951.
In how many days is his birthday?
Samuel's birthday is in 216 days
How old was Samuel when he died?
He was 39 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 9, 1990.
How old would he be today?
Samuel Doe would be 71 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Samuel from?
He was born in Tuzon, Liberia.