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Agathe Uwilingiyimana
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4th Prime Minister of Rwanda
In office
18 July 1993 – 7 April 1994
President Juvénal Habyarimana
Preceded by Dismas Nsengiyaremye
Succeeded by Jean Kambanda
Personal details
Born (1953-05-23)23 May 1953
Nyaruhengeri, Butare, Rwanda-Urundi
Died 7 April 1994(1994-04-07) (aged 40)
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
Religion Catholicism

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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