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Sen·ghor(säN-gôr′), Léopold Sédar 1906-2001.
Senegalese poet and politician who served (1960-1980) as the first president of Senegal following independence from France. The author of many volumes of poetry, he contributed to the development of the concept of negritude.
(Biography) Léopold Sédar (leɔpɔl sedar). 1906–2001, Senegalese statesman and writer; president of Senegal (1960–80)