Who was the first President of Burundi?

Michel Micombero was the first President of Burundi from 1966 November 28 to 1976 November 1. Several years after Burundi's independence from Belgium in 1962, Micombero helped King Ntare V overthrow the previous King Mwambutsa IV on 1966 July 6, declaring a republic. A few months later, Micombero would overthrow Ntare V and declare himself President of the Republic. He was overthrown in a coup 10 years later, and lived the rest of his life in exile.
Michel Micombero was the first President of Burundi from 1966 November 28 to 1976 November 1. Several years after Burundi's independence from Belgium in 1962, Micombero helped King Ntare V overthrow the previous King Mwambutsa IV on 1966 July 6, declaring a republic. A few months later, Micombero would overthrow Ntare V and declare himself President of the Republic. He was overthrown in a coup 10 years later, and lived the rest of his life in exile.