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|4th Prime Minister of Rwanda|
18 July 1993 – 7 April 1994
|Preceded by||Dismas Nsengiyaremye|
|Succeeded by||Jean Kambanda|
23 May 1953|
Nyaruhengeri, Butare, Rwanda-Urundi
|Died||7 April 1994
Kigali, Kigali province, Rwanda
|Cause of death||Murder|
|Resting place||Rwanda National Heroes Cemetery|
|Political party||Republican Democratic Movement|
|Spouse(s)||Ignace Barahira (m 1976)|
|Alma mater||National University of Rwanda|
Agathe Uwilingiyimana ( 23 May 1953 – 7 April 1994), sometimes known as Madame Agathe, was a Rwandan political figure. She served as Prime Minister of Rwanda and acting president from 18 July 1993 until her assassination on 7 April 1994, during the opening stages of the Rwandan genocide.
She was Rwanda's first and so far only female prime minister.
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