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Mobutu Sese Seko's relationship with Bobi Ladawa ended when Mobutu Sese Seko died on September 7, 1997. They had been married for 17.3 years.

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Mobutu Sese Seko

Politics - President

Why Famous: President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - 1965 to 1997

Age: 66 (10/14/1930 - 9/7/1997)


Mobutu Sese Seko's Relationships (3)

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Bobi Ladawa

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Widow of Mobutu Sese Seko

Age: N/A


Bobi Ladawa's Relationships (2)

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Event Start Date Length
Dating n/a --
Engaged n/a --
Married 5/1/1980 17.3 years
Deceased 9/7/1997 --
 Total17.3 years*

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Yakpwa 'Yaki'N/AFemaleBiological
Francois Joseph Nzanga Mobutu Ngbangawe197048 yrs.MaleBiological

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Other Relationship Information about Mobutu Sese Seko and Bobi Ladawa:

Mobutu married his mistress, Bobi Ladawa, on the eve of a visit by Pope John Paul II, thus legitimizing his relationship in the eyes of the Church.

Daughter, Yakpwa (nicknamed Yaki), was briefly married to a Belgian man named Pierre Janssen, who later wrote a book which described Mobutu's lifestyle in vivid detail.

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