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March 2, 1972 in History

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KnighthoodDictator Bokassa I

Jean-Bédel Bokassa appoints himself President for life of Central African Republic

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Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976
Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976
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