1919 – Born on the 12th of June in Domoni, Island ofAnjouan.
1940 – He began participating in the government.
1949 – He was the President of the general council for four years.
1970 – He was the chairman of the chamber of deputies.
1972 – He became the leader of his political party, the Comoros Democratic Union (UDC).
– He was the president of the government council and Chief Minister of the Comoros, he served
that position for three years.
– He became the first president of the independent islands, when the islands became independent
1975 – He was overthrown by Said Mohamed Jaffar in a coup d’etat, on the 3rd of August.
1976 – He was overthrown by Ali Soilih.
1978 – He who had been living in exile in Paris, France, staged a coup against Soilih with the help
of mercenary Bob Denard.
– He became the lone chair on the 3rd of October.
– He assumed the title of president and remained in office until his death on the 25th of October.
1982 – He had the Comoros Democratic Union (UDC) and all other parties abolished, and a new party,
the Comorian Union for Progress (UCP), was set up.
1984 – He was re-elected unopposed.
1989 – He was assassinated in the capital, Moroni, on the 26th of November during a coup led by Ali
Soilih’s half-brother, Said Mohamed Djohar.