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Bongo, Omar , 1935-, Gabonese political leader, President of Gabon (1967-), born Albert-Bernard Bongo. He entered the civil service (1958), became Minister of information and tourism in 1966, Vice-President in 1967, and then succeeded to the presidency. He created a one-party state (1968) and was reelected in 1973, 1979, and 1986. His rule has provided stability and attracted foreign investment. President Bongo was reelected in 1993 and 1998.


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