Currently alive, at 87 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.
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