Abdou Diouf

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Abdou Diouf ( (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 1981 to 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 387,561 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Abdou Diouf is the 4,439th most popular politician (up from 7,972nd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Senegal (up from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Senegalese Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdou Diouf ranks 4,439 out of 15,710Before him are Maeda Toshiie, Antiochus X Eusebes, Agrippa Menenius Lanatus, Abdul Rashid Dostum, Fuchai, and Emperor Xiaozong of Song. After him are Emperor Sutoku, Fusu, Arame of Urartu, Leopold, Duke of Bavaria, Said bin Taimur, and Wilfried Martens.

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Among people born in 1935, Abdou Diouf ranks 63Before him are David Prowse, Sylvia Earle, Lorenzo Bandini, Ei-ichi Negishi, Forough Farrokhzad, and Pepe. After him are Zhelyu Zhelev, Bent Larsen, Sonny Bono, Bobby Morrow, Brian Clough, and Masahito, Prince Hitachi.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Abdou Diouf ranks 3 out of 97Before him are Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906) and Abdoulaye Wade (1926). After him are Ségolène Royal (1953), Ousmane Sembène (1923), Patrick Vieira (1976), Youssou N'Dour (1959), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Macky Sall (1961), Lamine Diack (1933), Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), and Mariama Bâ (1929).

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), Habib Thiam (1933), Mahammed Dionne (1959), Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré (1951), Aminata Touré (1962), Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye (1958), and Rama Yade (1976).