Lamine Diack

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Lamine Diack (7 June 1933 – 3 December 2021) was a Senegalese businessman, sports administrator, and athlete. He was president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 1999 to 2015. He was the subject of numerous investigations into corruption during his tenure as president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lamine Diack has received more than 126,644 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lamine Diack is the 232nd most popular businessperson (down from 186th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Senegalese Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Lamine Diack ranks 232 out of 604Before him are Erin Brockovich, Paul Castellano, David Stern, Lazare Ponticelli, Arnon Milchan, and Arthur Guinness. After him are Frits Philips, Henry E. Steinway, Lee Shau-kee, Edward Cave, Charles Pathé, and Edwin Drake.

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Among people born in 1933, Lamine Diack ranks 156Before him are Doyle Brunson, Andrei Voznesensky, James Rosenquist, Hossein Nasr, Joachim Meisner, and John Aniston. After him are Alan Stacey, Otto Barić, Ray Dolby, Mako, Egil Danielsen, and Hannelore Kohl.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Lamine Diack ranks 10 out of 97Before him are Ségolène Royal (1953), Ousmane Sembène (1923), Patrick Vieira (1976), Youssou N'Dour (1959), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), and Macky Sall (1961). After him are Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), Mariama Bâ (1929), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), and Aminata Sow Fall (1941).


Among businesspeople born in Senegal, Lamine Diack ranks 1