Mobutu Sese Seko

Mobutu Sese Seko bio

Birth Name: Joseph-Desire Mobutu

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: DR Congo

Date Of Birth: October 14, 1930

Date Of Death: September 7, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Congolese

Mobutu Sese Seko was born on the 14th of October, 1930. He was famous for being a Politician. President of the Republic of Congo from 1965 to 1997 who was installed by the US. While in power he established a single-party state in which all power was in his hands.

Mobutu Sese Seko was born in DR Congo. He learned to speak French fluently when he was young, joined the Army, and later worked as a journalist. He renamed the Republic of Congo to Zaire in 1971 and in 1997 rebel forces led by Laurent Kabila expelled him from the country.

Mobutu Sese Seko was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Mobutu Sese Seko was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph-Desire Mobutu is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Mobutu’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Mobutu Sese Seko’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mobutu Sese Seko’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mobutu Sese Seko kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mobutu Sese Seko was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph-Desire Mobutu
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Mobutu Sese Seko was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Mobutu Sese Seko was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Mobutu Sese Seko had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mobutu Sese Seko’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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