Leonard Basua Bambitu Kalala

Male17 July 1956–8 September 2009

Brief Life History of Leonard Basua Bambitu

When Leonard Basua Bambitu Kalala was born on 17 July 1956, in Kananga, Kasaï-Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo, his father, Kashishi Mvita, was 27 and his mother, Bashala Ntumba, was 22. He died on 8 September 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Kashishi Mvita
1930–
Bashala Ntumba
1935–2004
Leonard Basua Bambitu Kalala
1956–2009

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1960

    Age 4

    The Belgian Congo wins independence. It is renamed the Federal Republic of Congo.

    1964

    Age 8

    The Federal Republic of Congo is renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    1965

    Age 9

    The country is plagued by civil wars. Joseph Désiré Mobutu takes power with U.S. backing in a military coup. His dictatorial rule would last 32 years.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Halina, Jacek, Karol, Ryszard, Stanislaw.

    Polish (also Kapała): nickname from a derivative ofkapać ‘to drip’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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