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us: Senghor, Léopold Sédar, 1906-2001

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    • us: Senghor, Léopold Sédar, Pres. Senegal, 1906-
    • us: Sengor, Leopold Sedar, 1906-2001
    • us: Senghor, L. S. (Léopold Sédar), 1906-2001
    • us: Sennkor, Leopolnt Sentar, 1906-2001
    • us: Senghor, Léopolod Sédar, 1906-2001
    • us: סנגור, ליאופולד סידאר
    • us: סנגור, ליאופולד ס.
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    • Birth Date

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    • Associated Local

        (naf) Senegal
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Joal-Fadiout (Senegal)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Verson (France)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Académie française
        • Organization: (naf) France. Armée
        • Organization: (naf) Senegal. Présidence de la République
        • Organization: (naf) France. Assemblée nationale constituante (1945-1946)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Senegal--Politics and government
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            (lcsh) Poets
              (lcsh) Presidents
                (lcsh) Philosophers
                  (lcsh) Politicians
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              • Earlier Established Forms

                • Senghor, Léopold Sédar, Pres. Senegal, 1906-
              • Sources

                • found: Kesteloot, L. Comprendre les poèmes de Léopold Sédar Senghor, c1986: t.p. (Léopold Sédar Senghor) cover (L.S. Senghor)
                • found: Sipurim Afriḳaʼiyim bene zemanenu, c1963: t.p. (Leʼopold S. Sengor) p. 253 (Leopold S. Senghor [in rom.])
                • found: Hē Aphrikē mesa ap' to poiētiko ergo tou Leopolnt Sentar Sennkor, 1995: t.p. (Leopolnt Sentar Sennkor) p. 205 (Léopold Sédar Senghor)
                • found: San Francisco chronicle, Dec. 21, 2001 (Leopold Sedar Senghor, d. Dec. 20, 2001)
                • found: La trajectoire de Léopolod [sic] Sédar Senghor, c2010: cover (Léopold Sédar Senghor)
                • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 11, 2013 (Léopold Sédar Senghor (9 October 1906, Joal, Senegal - 20 December 2001, Verson, France) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960-1980). Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie française. Before independence, he founded the political party called the Senegalese Democratic Bloc. He is regarded by many as one of the most important African intellectuals of the 20th century)
                • found: Dictionary of African Biography , accessed September 13, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Senghor, (Léopold Sédar; poet, philosopher, politician, first president of Senegal (1960-1980), social reformer, magazine and journal editor / publisher, educator; born 1906 in Joal, Senegal; received PhD in classics (1935); taught in a French high school (1937); returned to Dakar (1937); served in the French army (1940); was captured by the Nazis, spent time in a prison camp, began to write poetry; helped inspire a cultural awakening (1940s-1950s) among Francophone Africans; returned to Senegal (1945); won election to the French Constituent Assembly (1946); developed policies of African socialism; resigned in favor of his prime minister, Abdou Diouf (1980); retired, continued to write; was elected to the French Academy (1984); died 2001 in Verson, France)
              • LC Classification

                • PQ3989.S47
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
              • Change Notes

                • 1980-03-21: new
                • 2015-03-17: revised
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