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Jonas Savimbi in 1989
|Birth name||Jonas Malheiro Savimbi|
3 August 1934|
Munhango, Moxico Province
|Died||22 February 2002
Lucusse, Moxico Province
|Allegiance|| FNLA 1964–66
|Years of service||1964–2002|
|Commands held||President and supreme commander of UNITA|
|Battles/wars||Angolan War of Independence
Angolan Civil War
Jonas Malheiro Savimbi was an Angolan political and military leader. He founded and led the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA).
In 2002 UNITA lost the Angolan Civil War to the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA).
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