Famous Senegalese - Senegalese Celebrities
Situated in the westernmost front in the mainland of Eurafrasia, Senegal is a country in West Africa. It takes it name from the Senegal River that borders the country in the east and north. Though the country maintains quite a low-profile as compared to the developed and developing countries of the world, it nevertheless has a large bunch of nationals who have constantly, through their works and achievements, strived to make a name for Senegal on the world map. Interestingly, both men and women have collaboratively contributed to bring fame and glory to Senegal.
Find out more about the greatest Senegalese, including Sadio Mané, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Abdoulaye Wade, Abdou Diouf and Blaise Diagne.
The Most Famous Senegalese
|Abdou Diouf||September 7, 1935||Senegalese||Abdou Diouf was the second President of Senegal; he served from 1981 to 2000.This biography of Abdou Diouf provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.|
|Sadio Mané||April 10, 1992||Senegalese||Sadio Mane is a Senegalese professional footballer|
|Abdoulaye Wade||May 29, 1926||Senegalese||Abdoulaye Wade is a Senegalese politician, lawyer, and professor, who served as the President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012|
|Blaise Diagne||October 13, 1872||Senegalese||Blaise Diagne was one of the most important figures in the history of African politics|
|Léopold Sédar Senghor||October 9, 1906||Senegalese||Leopold Sedar Senghor became the first President of the Republic of Senegal after his nation gained independence from the colonial regime|
|Mamadou Dia||July 18, 1910||Senegalese||Mamadou Dia was a Senegalese politician who became the first Prime Minister of Senegal|