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Mobutu Sese Seko's body to be returned to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mobutu Sese Seko pictured in Kinshasa a month before he was overthrown in 1997. Photograph: Jean-Marc Bouju/AP

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from TIME.com

Top 15 Toppled Dictators

Mobutu Sese Seko Nkuku Ngbendu wa Za Banga 14 October 1930 – 7 September 1997), commonly known as Mobutu or Mobutu Sese Seko

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Gbadolite - "Wersal w dżungli", czyli zrujnowane pałace Mobutu Sese Seko w DR Konga

Gbadolite - "Wersal w dżungli", czyli zrujnowane pałace Mobutu Sese Seko w DR Konga

African banknotes Congo Zaire - 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote of 1970, President Mobutu Sese Seko. 1 Zaire = 100 Makuta banknote issued by the National Bank of Congo - Banque Nationale du Congo. Obverse: Portrait of President Mobutu Sese Seko in military uniform; Kinshasa stadium.

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from the Guardian

Where Concorde once flew: the story of President Mobutu's 'African Versailles'

Fifty years on from Mobutu Sese Seko’s ascent to the presidency of Congo, David Smith explores what’s left of his personal Xanadu, Gbadolite

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