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André Cognat was born on 21 February, 1938 in Bénite, Metropolitan Lyon, France. Discover André Cognat's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 83 years old?

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Occupation Tribal chief, memoirist
Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 21 February 1938
Birthday 21 February
Birthplace Pierre-Bénite, Metropolitan Lyon, France
Date of death 15 October 2021 (aged 83) - Antecume Pata, French Guiana, France Antecume Pata, French Guiana, France
Died Place Antecume Pata, French Guiana, France
Nationality France

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Cognat died on 15 October 2021 at the age of 83 at his home in Antecume Pata, French Guiana, France.


Cognat founded Yepe, a non-profit organization to protect the rights of the Wayanas, in 1990. In particular, he had interceded for them in Cayenne to retain their access to water against Brazilian gold dredgers.


Cognat moved to French Guiana in 1961, at the age of 23. His boat capsized on the Litani near Maripasoula, and he was rescued by a Wayana from the Amazonia. Cognat decided to stay there, and he married a Wayana woman called Alasawani in 1973; they had a son and a daughter. By 1985, he took the name of Antecume. He also founded a new settlement called Antecume Pata, and he became the chief of the local Wayana tribe.


André Cognat, also known as Antecume, (21 February 1938 – 15 October 2021) was the French Guinean chief of a Wayana tribe in Antecume Pata, French Guiana, France.

André Cognat was born on 21 February 1938 in Pierre-Bénite near Lyon, in metropolitan France.