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Léopold Sédar Senghor

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Léopold Sédar Senghor
1st Preses o Senegal
In office
6 September 1960 – 31 December 1980
Prime MeenisterAbdou Diouf
Precedit biOffice creatit
Succeedit biAbdou Diouf
Personal details
Born9 October 1906(1906-10-09)
Joal, French Wast Africae (present-day Senegal)
Dee'd20 December 2001(2001-12-20) (aged 95)
Verson, Fraunce
Poleetical pairtySocialist Pairty o Senegal
Spoose(s)Colette Hubert Senghor (m. 1957–2001); his daith
Alma materVarsity o Paris
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Léopold Sédar Senghor (9 October 1906 – 20 December 2001) wis a Senegalese poet, politeecian, an cultural theorist who for twa decades served as the first preses o Senegal (1960–80).