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Abdou Diouf

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Abdou Diouf
2nd President of Senegal
In office
January 1, 1981 – April 1, 2000
Prime MinisterHabib Thiam
Preceded byLéopold Sédar Senghor
Succeeded byAbdoulaye Wade
Personal details
Born (1937-09-07) 7 September 1937 (age 86)
Louga, Senegal
Political partySocialist Party of Senegal
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Diouf
Alma materPantheon-Sorbonne University

Abdou Diouf (born 7 September 1935) was president of Senegal from 1981 to 2000. He was the second president since the country became independent.

Diouf was the Secretary General of La Francophonie from 2003 to 2014.[1]


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  1. "LE SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL". Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2013.