Gabriel Léon M'ba (UMM-bah) [3] (9 February 1902 – 27 November 1967) was the first Prime Minister (1959–1961) and President (1961–1967) of Gabon.

Gabriel Léon M'ba
Fáìlì:Mba.jpg
1st President of Gabon
In office
12 February 1961 – 27 November 1967
AsíwájúNone (position first established)
Arọ́pòOmar Bongo
Prime Minister of Gabon
In office
21 May 1957 – 21 February 1961
AsíwájúNone (position first established)
Arọ́pòNone (position abolished)
Àwọn àlàyé onítòhún
Ọjọ́ìbí(1902-02-09)9 Oṣù Kejì 1902
Libreville, Gabon
Aláìsí27 November 1967(1967-11-27) (ọmọ ọdún 65)
Paris, France
Ọmọorílẹ̀-èdèGabonese
Ẹgbẹ́ olóṣèlúComité Mixte Gabonais, Bloc Démocratique Gabonais
(Àwọn) olólùfẹ́Pauline M'ba[1][2]


ItokasiÀtúnṣe

  1. In his book, African Betrayal, Charles Darlington mentions that M'ba had several wives, under the traditional Gabonese practice of polygamy. Other than Pauline, their names are unknown.
  2. Darlington & Darlington 1968, p. 13
  3. His surname is also written as M'Ba and Mba.