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Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow

1921 - Today

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Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, GCIH (born 20 March 1921) is a Senegalese retired civil servant and former Director-General of UNESCO. Born in Dakar, M'bow served in France and North Africa during World War II after volunteering for the French Army, also serving with the Free French, and finally in the French Air Force. After the end of the war, he studied geography at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow has received more than 41,549 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow is the 11,156th most popular politician (down from 9,201st in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 11th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Senegalese Politician.

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Among politicians, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 11,156 out of 15,577Before him are Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, Ashur-nadin-apli, Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Sonni Ali, and Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. After him are José Ramón Machado Ventura, Rafael Addiego Bruno, Orontes III, Oshin, King of Armenia, Iván Duque Márquez, and Fulgencio Yegros.

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Among people born in 1921, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 203Before him are Oldřich Černík, Henri Colpi, Harry Carey Jr., Jacques Lecoq, Ziya Bunyadov, and Elizabeth Wilson. After him are Sixto Durán Ballén, Kazimierz Górski, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, Jack Clayton, Carlo Furno, and Ida Fink.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 16 out of 114Before him are Patrick Vieira (1976), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Mariama Bâ (1929), and Aliou Cissé (1976). After him are Didier Raoult (1952), Mame Madior Boye (1940), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), Mahammed Dionne (1959), and El Hadji Diouf (1981).

Among POLITICIANS In Senegal

Among politicians born in Senegal, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 5Before him are Abdoulaye Wade (1926), Abdou Diouf (1935), Ségolène Royal (1953), and Macky Sall (1961). After him are 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).