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Question 390: Which of the following statement is NOT true of Jean Bedel Bokassa, former ruler of the Central African Republic?
Author: K. - Category: First World War and onward
Difficulty: 5/5 - Zone: Black Africa

  • He crowned himself Emperor in a ceremony copied on Napoleon I's coronation
  • He is widely believed to have practised cannibalism, though it was never proven
  • Born a catholic, he converted to Islam after a meeting with Qadaffi - before converting back a few month later
  • He believed himself to be descended from Ramses II, Salomon and Saladdin

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