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Abdou Diouf

1935 - Today

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Abdou Diouf (US: (listen) AHB-doo dee-OOF; Serer: Abdu Juuf; born 7 September 1935) is a Senegalese politician who was the second President of Senegal, in office from January 1981 to April 2000. Diouf is notable both for coming to power by peaceful succession, and leaving willingly after losing the 2000 presidential election to Abdoulaye Wade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdou Diouf has received more than 452,856 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Abdou Diouf is the 4,108th most popular politician (up from 4,433rd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Senegalese Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdou Diouf ranks 4,108 out of 15,577Before him are Charles, Duke of Mayenne, Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Perdiccas I of Macedon, Pyotr Krasnov, Borisav Jović, and Mehmed I Giray. After him are Henry Tingle Wilde, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Bahram III, Agis I, Berenice III of Egypt, and Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse.

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Among people born in 1935, Abdou Diouf ranks 52Before him are Wim Duisenberg, Masahito, Prince Hitachi, Ei-ichi Negishi, Ernesto Laclau, Harrison Schmitt, and Artur Rasizade. After him are Ken Kesey, Lorenzo Bandini, Toni Sailer, Pranab Mukherjee, Pepe, and Richard Kuklinski.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Abdou Diouf ranks 4 out of 114Before him are Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906), Jean-Pierre Adams (1948), and Abdoulaye Wade (1926). After him are Ségolène Royal (1953), Lamine Diack (1933), Macky Sall (1961), Ousmane Sembène (1923), Youssou N'Dour (1959), Patrick Vieira (1976), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), and Patrice Evra (1981).

Among POLITICIANS In Senegal

Among politicians born in Senegal, Abdou Diouf ranks 2Before him are Abdoulaye Wade (1926). After him are Ségolène Royal (1953), Macky Sall (1961), Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), Mame Madior Boye (1940), Mahammed Dionne (1959), Habib Thiam (1933), Aminata Touré (1962), Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré (1951), Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye (1958), and Rama Yade (1976).