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Thomas Sankara, the ‘African Che Guevara’ Who Tried to Save Burkina Faso from French Imperialism

Thomas Sankara (Dec. 21, 1949 – Oct. 15, 1987)

Thomas Sankara was dubbed “Africa’s Che Guevara” after leading a successful coup d’état against the corrupt government of Burkina Faso in 1983.

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