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date: 19 August 2019

Senghor, Léopold (1906–2001) African politician 

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Lorna LUEKER ZUKASLorna LUEKER ZUKAS

Léopold Sédar Senghor was a twentieth-century African poet and politician who lived in both Senegal and France. His work, which blended French, U.S., Caribbean, and African ideas during a time of historic change, helped shape African politics, literature, and the intellectual movement known as “Negritude.” ...

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