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us: M'Bow, Amadou Mahtar, 1921-

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    • us: M'Bow, A. M., 1921-
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        (naf) Dakar (Senegal)
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        (naf) Senegal
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        (naf) France
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        (naf) Mauritania
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        (naf) Morocco
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        • Organization: (naf) Unesco
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        (lcsh) History
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      • us: Unesco. Director-General (1974-1987 : M'Bow)
    • Sources

      • found: His L'Afrique, c1968.
      • found: Unesco. Director-General (1974- : M'Bow). Unesco's contribution to the implementation ... 1977?: p. 7 (Director-General of Unesco)
      • found: Internat. who's who, 1985-86 (M'Bow, Amadou-Mahtar; Dir.-Gen. Unesco since Nov. 1974)
      • found: Amadou Mahtar Mbow, le sourcier du futur, 2016: page 9 (Monsieur Amadou Mahtar Mbow, first black director general of UNESCO; 90 years old in 2011; volunteered in the French army during the Second World War; active in the Parti du Regroupement africain (PRA Sénégal); professor of history and geography) page 324 (studied history at the Sorbonne in Paris after the war; president of the Association des Étudiants africains de Paris and the Fédération des Étudiants d'Afrique noire en France (FEANF); upon Senegal's independence he was ministre de l'Éducation, then ministre de la Culture, de la Jeunesse et des Sports; professor of history in Mauritania and in Senegal; elected member of the executive council of UNESCO in 1966; elected director general in 1974 and again in 1980)
      • found: Wikipedia, May 3, 2016 (Amadou-Mahtar MBow; b. Mar. 20, 1921, Dakar; Senegalese educator; director-general of UNESCO 1974-1987; after retirement he moved to Morocco where he still lives)
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      • 1981-11-30: new
      • 2016-12-18: revised
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