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Moktar Ould Daddah

1924 - 2003

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Moktar Ould Daddah (Arabic: مختار ولد داداه, romanized: Mukhtār Wald Dāddāh; December 25, 1924 – October 14, 2003) was a Mauritanian politician who led the country after it gained its independence from France. Moktar served as the country's first Prime Minister from 1957 to 1961 and as its first President of Mauritania, a position he held from 1960 until he was deposed in a military coup d'etat in 1978. He established a one-party state, with his Mauritanian People's Party being the sole legal political entity in the country, and followed a policy of "Islamic socialism" with many nationalizations of private businesses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moktar Ould Daddah has received more than 135,796 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Moktar Ould Daddah is the 4,851st most popular politician (up from 5,593rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Mauritania and the most popular Mauritanian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Moktar Ould Daddah ranks 4,851 out of 19,576Before him are Ernst Albrecht, Idris I of Morocco, Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Jing Ke, Nicholas J. Spykman, and Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales. After him are Ryszard Kaczorowski, Anaxandridas II, Leo Kanner, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Alexander II of Macedon, and Jiroemon Kimura.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Moktar Ould Daddah ranks 73Before him are Roberts Blossom, Tomiichi Murayama, Antoni Ramallets, Rosamunde Pilcher, Eva Marie Saint, and Eduardo Chillida. After him are David Bronstein, Kim Song-ae, Lee Iacocca, André Franquin, Paisios of Mount Athos, and Milka Planinc. Among people deceased in 2003, Moktar Ould Daddah ranks 51Before him are Mario Beccaria, Monique Wittig, Lee Yoo-hyung, Denis Thatcher, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, and Waichiro Omura. After him are Frank Sheeran, Anna Lindh, Rasul Gamzatov, Annemarie Schimmel, Valentin Pavlov, and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán.

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In Mauritania

Among people born in Mauritania, Moktar Ould Daddah ranks 1 out of 20After him are Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (1941), Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Abderrahmane Sissako (1961), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), and Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In Mauritania

Among politicians born in Mauritania, Moktar Ould Daddah ranks 1After him are Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (1941), Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957), and Yahya Ould Hademine (1953).