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Paul Biya

Paul Biya
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Became President:November 6, 1982
Predecessor:Ahmadou Ahidjo
Date of Birth:February 13, 1933
Place of Birth:Mvomeka'a village, South province,
French Cameroons

Paul Biya (born 1933) is the president of Cameroon. He served under Ahmadou Ahidjo and became Prime Minster in 1975. He became president after Ahidjou's resignation in 1982, and has remained president since.

He has been criticized by some as being a strongman.