Émile Derlin Zinsou
Émile Derlin Zinsou (born 23 March 1918 in Ouidah) is an Beninese politician. Zinsou served as the President of Benin from 17 July 1968 until 10 December 1969. He was previously Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1962 to 1963 and again from 1965 to 1967. He is said to have opposed the one-party Marxist policies of Mathieu Kérékou, who ruled Benin from 1972 to 1990.
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- Release No 69-83F (1969). "Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages" (PDF). NASA. pp. 16–17.
- Thibaud Nagnonhou, "5e Conseil national de l’UNDP : Le Président Zinsou et les siens jettent leur dévolu sur Yayi Boni", L'Informateur (sonangnon.net), 23 January 2006 (French).
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