Abdoulaye Wade

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Abdoulaye Wade (born May 29, 1926) is a Senegalese politician who was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He is also the Secretary-General of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS), having led the party since it was founded in 1974. A long-time opposition leader, he ran for President four times, beginning in 1978, before he was elected in 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdoulaye Wade has received more than 299,523 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Abdoulaye Wade is the 3,548th most popular politician (down from 3,033rd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Senegal and the most popular Senegalese Politician.

Abdoulaye Wade is most famous for being the president of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He was the first president of Senegal to be elected in a democratic election.

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Among politicians, Abdoulaye Wade ranks 3,548 out of 15,710Before him are Teos of Egypt, Maharana Pratap, Seth-Peribsen, Artur Rasizade, Shalmaneser V, and Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia. After him are Charles of Provence, Yolanda of Flanders, Rudolf Schuster, Yoshirō Mori, Aybak, and Joseph Wirth.

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Among people born in 1926, Abdoulaye Wade ranks 66Before him are Tsung-Dao Lee, Sergio Corbucci, George Habash, Tony Bennett, César Pelli, and Ta Mok. After him are Shohei Imamura, Vasily Arkhipov, Gyula Grosics, Joan Sutherland, Yoshio Okada, and Noah Gordon.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade ranks 2 out of 97Before him are Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906). After him are Abdou Diouf (1935), 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, Abdoulaye Wade ranks 1After him are Abdou Diouf (1935), 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).