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|Became President:||November 6, 1982|
|Date of Birth:||February 13, 1933|
|Place of Birth:||Mvomeka'a village, South province, |
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.