Lycee Victor Ballot, Ecole Mil. de Saint-Cyr, Ecole Superieure Technique du Genie, Versailles.
Commander 1st Engineering Corps, Dahomey Armed Forces, Kandi 1963-1967. Promoted to rank of Captain 1967. Worked successively in Engineering Unit, Army General Staff Command, Services Battalion Command.
Commander, Director Mil. Engineers; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1972-1980, of Co-operation 1976-1980, of Legislation and Social Affairs 1980-1982, of Justice 1980-1983. Chevalier, Legion d'honneur.