Émile Derlin Zinsou

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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.[1] 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.[2]

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  1. Release No 69-83F (1969). "Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages" (PDF). NASA. pp. 16–17.
  2. 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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