Leopold Sedar Senghor, Poet and President

  • 1960-1980, first President of Senegal
  • 1935, first Black sub saharan person to acquire aggregation (licence) to 
  • teach grammar and becomes a teacher
  • First African to sit on the Academie Française
  • He deepens the concept of negritude
  • Born October 9th , 1906 in Joal, Senegal, and died December 20th, 2001 in Verson, France