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Diori, Hamani

LC control no.n 87108943
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Personal name headingDiori, Hamani
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Variant(s)Hamani, Diori
Associated countryNiger
Birth date1916
Death date1989
Place of birthSoudouré (Niger)
Place of deathMorocco
AffiliationÉcole Normale Supérieure William Ponty Rassemblement Démocratique Africain International Organization of the Francophonie
Profession or occupationPrime ministers Presidents Businessmen
Found inBaulin, J. Conseiller du président Diori, 1986: p. 11 (Hamani Diori)
LC data base, 7-7-87 (hdg.: Diori, Hamani)
Grand dict. encylopéd. Larousse (b. 1916, Soudouré, Niger; president of Niger, 1960-1974)
Towards an improved associationship, 1968: p. 5 (president Diori Hamani)
Dictionary of African biography, accessed January 14, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database (Hamani, Diori; president, prime minister born 1916 Soudouré, Niger; graduated the École normale supérieure William Ponty on Gorée Island (1935); sent to the École coloniale in France, where he pursued research in linguistics and ethnography; won the seat of deputy to represent Niger in the name of the Rassemblement démocratique africain (RDA); African Democratic Assembly; became the first democratically elected president of Niger; created major public companies; was ousted in a military coup on (1974); one of the founders of what is known today as the International Organization of the Francophonie; died 1989 in Morocco)