| Thomas Sankara |
|Born||21 December 1949|
Yako, French Upper Volta
|Died||1987-10-15 (Age 37)|
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Thomas Sankara, as President of Burkina Faso, left the IMF and World Bank and in 1985 joined Fidel Castro in his call for the creation of a common front of Southern countries against paying off debt.
On 15 October 1987, Sankara was killed by an armed group with twelve other officials in a coup d'état.
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