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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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In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order. See more »

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President and ruthless dictator of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. See more »

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Eccentric, buffoonish persona. See more »

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