Macky Sall

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Macky Sall
Sall in 2020
4th President of Senegal
Assumed office
2 April 2012
Prime MinisterAbdoul Mbaye
Aminata Touré
Mohamed Dionne
Preceded byAbdoulaye Wade
Prime Minister of Senegal
In office
21 July 2004 – 19 June 2007
PresidentAbdoulaye Wade
Preceded byIdrissa Seck
Succeeded byCheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
President of the National Assembly
In office
20 June 2007 – 9 November 2008
Preceded byPape Diop
Succeeded byMamadou Seck
Mayor of Fatick
In office
1 April 2009 – 2 April 2012
DeputyFamara Sarr
Preceded byDoudou Ngom
Succeeded byFamara Sarr
In office
1 June 2002 – 9 November 2008
DeputySouleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
Preceded byDoudou Ngom
Succeeded byDoudou Ngom
20th Chairperson of the African Union
In office
5 February 2022 – 18 February 2023
Preceded byFelix Tshisekedi
Succeeded byAzali Assoumani
Personal details
Born (1961-12-11) 11 December 1961 (age 61)
Fatick, Senegal
Political partySenegalese Democratic Party (Late 1980s-2008)
Alliance for the Republic (2008–present)
Spouse(s)Marieme Faye Sall
Alma materCheikh Anta Diop University[source?]
Institute of French Petroleum

Macky Sall (born 11 December 1961[1]) is a Senegalese politician. He has been President of Senegal since April 2012. In 2022, he became the 20th Chairperson of the African Union.

Under President Abdoulaye Wade, Sall was Prime Minister of Senegal from April 2004 to June 2007 and President of the National Assembly of Senegal from June 2007 to November 2008.[2] He was the Mayor of Fatick from 2002 to 2008 and from 2009 to 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Senegalese government page for Sall" (in French). 2006. Archived from the original on 27 March 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2007.
  2. "Les anciens présidents de l'Assemblée nationale" [Former Presidents of the National Assembly] (in French). Senegalese government website. Archived from the original on 16 November 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008.