Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow

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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 36,870 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow is the 9,215th most popular politician (up from 10,185th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Senegal (up from 14th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Senegalese Politician.

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Among politicians, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 9,215 out of 15,710Before him are Lauri Ingman, Remismund, John II Orsini, Frans Timmermans, Bo Yibo, and Francesc Cambó. After him are Ernst Wollweber, M. Visvesvaraya, Aman Andom, Lipit-Ishtar, Baldwin III, Count of Hainaut, and Lucius Arruntius Camillus Scribonianus.

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Among people born in 1921, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 169Before him are Giorgio Strehler, Georges Wilson, Gitta Sereny, Georgy Beregovoy, Vasco Gonçalves, and P. V. Narasimha Rao. After him are Judy Holliday, Juan Zambudio Velasco, Branko Stanković, Joseph A. Walker, Hans Albert, and Søren Kam.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow ranks 11 out of 97Before him are Ousmane Sembène (1923), Patrick Vieira (1976), Youssou N'Dour (1959), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Macky Sall (1961), and Lamine Diack (1933). After him are Mariama Bâ (1929), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), Aminata Sow Fall (1941), and Mame Madior Boye (1940).

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