Abdoulaye Wade

Abdoulaye Wade

Born: May 29, 1926

Nationality: Senegalese

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Abdoulaye Wade is a Senegalese politician who was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He is also the Secretary-General of the Senegalese Democratic Party and has led the party since it was founded in 1974. A long-time opposition leader, he ran for President four times, beginning in 1978, before he was elected in 2000.

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