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Idi Amin (–2003)


Idi Amin Dada Oumee was born in the rural village of Koboko, Uganda, in 1923, a member of the Kakwa tribe. Raised in the isolated farming country of northwestern Uganda, Amin received a scant education which left him functionally illiterate. During the Second World War, at the age of 18, he enlisted in the British Army in the East African Rifles ... See full bio »

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3 Biographical Movies | 8 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

General Idi Amin | Idi Amine Dada

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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking. See more »

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Was illiterate. See more »

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General's uniform. See more »

Nickname:

The Butcher of Uganda See more »

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