Juvenal Habyarimana cause of death

Juvenal Habyarimana's Death

Born (Birthday) March 8, 1937

Death Date April 6, 1994

Age of Death 57 years

Cause of Death Assassination

Profession Politician

The politician Juvenal Habyarimana died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former leader of the National Republican Movement for Democracy who held office as Rwanda’s third president from 1973 to 1994. He was killed when his jet was shot down and the perpetrators remain unknown.

He was the Chief of Staff of Rwanda’s army before beginning his political career in the 1970s.

His assassination in 1994 played a key role in sparking the Rwandan Genocide.

Personal Life

He was married to Agathe Habyarimana at the time of his death.

He was the longtime husband of Agathe Habyarimana.

How did Juvenal Habyarimana die?

Assassination. A map showing places relevant to the assassination of Juvenal Habyarimana. On 6 April 1994, Habyarimana’s private Falcon 50 jet was shot down near Kigali International Airport, killing Habyarimana.