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Born
Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe

22 April 1956 (1956-04-22) (ageĀ 65)
Rukungiri, Uganda
Political party Forum for Democratic Change
Spouse(s) Winnie Byanyima
Relations Olive Kobusingye (sister)
Children
  • Adam Ampa Besigye
  • Anselm Kizza Besigye
Residence Kasangati, Wakiso, Uganda
Alma mater Makerere University

Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe (born 22 April 1956), known as Colonel. Dr. Kizza Besigye, is a Ugandan physician, politician, and former military officer in the Uganda People's Defence Force. He served as the president of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) political party and was an unsuccessful candidate in Uganda's 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016 presidential elections, losing all of them to the incumbent Yoweri Museveni, who has been President of Uganda since 26 January 1986. The results of the 2006 elections were contested in court, where court found massive rigging and disenfranchisement. He allowed an early internal FDC election for a successor president, which took place on 24 November 2012.

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