Amin Dada Idi
A·min Da·da(ä-mēn′ dä-dä′, dä′dä), Idi 1925?-2003.
Ugandan soldier and statesman who ruled as a dictator from 1971 to 1979. His brutal and repressive regime ended when he fled the country after being deposed in a coup d'état.
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