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Lopes, Henri, 1937-

LC control no.n 79077278
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LC classificationPQ3989.2.L65
Personal name headingLopes, Henri, 1937-
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Associated countryCongo (Brazzaville)
Birth date1937-09-12
Place of birthLeopoldville (Congo)
Congo (Brazzaville). Ambassade (France)
Profession or occupationCongo (Brazzaville). Prime Minister (1973-1975 : Lopes)
Public officers Prime ministers Diplomats Ambassadors Authors Poets Novelists
Found inAuthor's Tribaliques, 1971.
Le méridional, 2015: title page (Henri Lopes) page 4 of cover (Congolese novelist; author of Tribaliques)
Bibliothèque nationale de France WWW auth. file, May 12, 2015 (hdg.: Lopes, Henri, 1937- ; b.: 1937, Léopoldville (Congo belge) ; nat.: Congo (Brazzaville) ; Poet and novelist; Prime Minister of the People's Republic of the Congo (1973-1975); Assistant General Director of UNESCO, in charge of culture and communication)
Wikipedia, August 1, 2016 (Henri Lopès (born 12 September 1937) is a Congolese writer, diplomat, and political figure. He was Prime Minister of Congo-Brazzaville from 1973 to 1975, and since 1998 he has been the Congo-Brazzaville's Ambassador to France; born across the Congo River in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), the capital of the Belgian Congo; history professor at the Ecole normale supérieure d'Afrique Centrale in Brazzaville from 1965 to 1966, then Director-General of Education from 1966 to 1968; Minister of National Education from January 1969 until becoming Minister of Foreign Affairs in December 1971. He was included on the five-member Political Bureau of the Congolese Labour Party (PCT) in December 1972. Subsequently he was Prime Minister from 1973 to 1975; reappointed to the government as Minister of Finance on 5 April 1977; he served in that position until Justin Lekoundzou was appointed to replace him in December 1980. Subsequently he worked at UNESCO as Assistant Director-General for Culture and Deputy Director-General for Africa from 1981 to 1998; in 26 October 1998, Lopès presented his credentials as Congo-Brazzaville's Ambassador to France; while posted in Paris, he was additionally accredited as Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, and the Vatican City; in addition to his distinguished political and diplomatic career, Lopès has earned distinction as a literary author)
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