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date: 25 November 2020

Senghor, Léopold Sédar 1906–2001 Scholar, poet, philosopher, statesman, founder of the cultural and political movement known as Négritude and the first president of Senegal. 

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Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

David P. Johnson, Jr.

Demonstrating a rare combination of intellectual, artistic, and political skill, Léopold Sédar Senghor towered over modern Senegal, unlike any other ...

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