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Alassane Ouattara
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President of the Ivory Coast
Assumed office
4 December 2010*
Prime Minister Guillaume Soro
Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio
Daniel Kablan Duncan
Preceded by Laurent Gbagbo
Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast
In office
7 November 1990 – 9 December 1993
President Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Preceded by Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Succeeded by Daniel Kablan Duncan
Personal details
Born 1 January 1942 (1942-01-01) (age 78)
Dimbokro, French West Africa
(now Côte d'Ivoire)
Political party Democratic Party (Before 1994)
Rally of the Republicans (1994–present)
Spouse(s) Dominique Nouvian (1991–present)
Alma mater Drexel University
University of Pennsylvania
  • The presidency was disputed between Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo from 4 December 2010 to 11 April 2011.

Alassane Ouattara (born 1 January 1942) is an Ivoirian politician. He became President of Côte d'Ivoire in 2011. He is an economist, Ouattara worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was the Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire from November 1990 to December 1993.

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