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Biography of Ruben UM NYOBè

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Ruben Um Nyobé

Ruben Um Nyobé (1913 - September 13, 1958) was an anti-imperialist Cameroonian leader, slain by the French army on September 13, 1958, near his natal village of Boumnyebel, in the department of Nyong-et-Kellé in the maquis Bassa. He created on April 10, 1948 the Cameroon's People Union (UPC), which used armed struggle to obtain independence. After his death, he was replaced by Félix-Roland Moumié, whom would be himself assassinated by the SDECE (French intelligence agency) in Geneva in 1960.

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