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Francisco Macías Nguema
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Macías Nguema in 1968
1st President of Equatorial Guinea
In office
12 October 1968 – 3 August 1979
Vice President Edmundo Bossio
Miguel Eyegue
Bonifacio Nguema Esono Nchama
Preceded by Spanish colonial rule
Succeeded by Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Personal details
Born 1 January 1924
Nsegayong, Rio Muni, Spanish Guinea
Died 29 September 1979(1979-09-29) (aged 55)
Black Beach, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Cause of death Execution by firing squad
Resting place Malabo Cemetery
Political party United National Workers' Party (Partido Único Nacional de Trabajadores)
Children At least 2 daughters and 1 son
Criminal details
Target Equatorial Guinean people
Victims 20.000 - 50.000
Period 1964–1979
Penalty Capital Punishment
Apprehended September 24th, 1979
Imprisoned Black Beach Prison

Francisco Macías Nguema (born Mez-m Ngueme; Africanised to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong; 1 January 1924 – 29 September 1979) was the first President of Equatorial Guinea, from 1968 until his overthrow. He was executed in 1979.

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