Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1926 – Born 29th of May at Kébémer, Senegal.
2000 – He became the third and current President of Senegal.
2001 – He was forced to join with the former ruling party (the Socialist), which held a majority in the
legislature until the Democratic Party’s victory in the 2001 parliamentary elections.
– He was one of the most educated current African leaders with a "Doctorat" in Droit (Law) and
2006 – He was nominated as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party in October.