Habib Thiam

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Habib Thiam
3rd Prime Minister of Senegal
In office
8 April 1991 – 3 July 1998
Preceded byPost abolished
Succeeded byMamadou Lamine Loum
In office
1 January 1981 – 3 April 1983
Preceded byAbdou Diouf
Succeeded byMoustapha Niasse
Personal details
Born(1933-01-21)21 January 1933
Dakar, Senegal
Died26 June 2017(2017-06-26) (aged 84)
Dakar, Senegal
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)Anne Majken née Hessner

Habib Thiam (21 January 1933 – 26 June 2017) was a Senegalese politician. He served as Prime Minister of Senegal on two occasions, from 1 January 1981 to 3 April 1983, and again from 8 April 1991 until 3 July 1998. He was born in Dakar, Senegal. He also served as President of the National Assembly of Senegal from 1983 to 1984.

He was married to Anne Majken née Hessner, a native of Denmark and former member of the Danish parliament for the Social Democratic Party. They had two daughters.

Thiam died on 26 June 2017 in Dakar at the age of 84.[1]

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