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Abdou Diouf
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2nd President of Senegal
In office
January 1, 1981 – April 1, 2000
Prime MinisterHabib Thiam
Preceded byLéopold Sédar Senghor
Succeeded byAbdoulaye Wade
Personal details
BornSeptember 7, 1935 (1935-09-07) (age 85)
Louga, Senegal
Political partySocialist Party of Senegal
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Diouf
Alma materPantheon-Sorbonne University

Abdou Diouf (born September 7, 1935) was president of Senegal from 1981 to 2000. He was the second president since the country became independent.

Diouf has been the Secretary General of La Francophonie since 2003.[1]


  1. "LE SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL". Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. Retrieved 23 September 2013.