This article includes a
Colonel Théoneste Bagosora (born 16 August 1941) is a former
Bagosora was born in Giciye in what is now
He was appointed to the position of directeur du cabinet (chief of staff) in the Ministry of Defence in June 1992. Despite officially retiring from the military on 23 September 1993, he retained this post until fleeing the country in July 1994.