Mamadou Dia

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Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Senegal
Death Date
Jan 25, 2009 (98)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Senegal
Death Date
Jan 25, 2009 (98)

About

Politician who became the Prime Minister of Senegal in 1957. In 1962 he was removed from office and imprisoned for allegedly planning a coup to overthrow the president.

Before Fame

He studied at Ecole William Ponty and served in the French Senate.

Trivia

He was a radical socialist who often disagreed with President Senghor while serving as Prime Minister.

Family Life

He was born in Kombole.

Associated With

He was accused of planning to overthrow President Leopold Sedar Senghor.