Habib Thiam (21 January 1933 – 26 June 2017)[1] was a Senegalese politician. He served as Prime Minister of Senegal on two occasions, from 1 January 1981 to 3 April 1983, and again from 8 April 1991 until 3 July 1998.

Habib Thiam
3rd Prime Minister of Senegal
In office
8 April 1991 – 3 July 1998
Preceded byPost abolished
Succeeded byMamadou Lamine Loum
In office
1 January 1981 – 3 April 1983
Preceded byAbdou Diouf
Succeeded byMoustapha Niasse
Personal details
Born(1933-01-21)21 January 1933
Dakar, Senegal
Died26 June 2017(2017-06-26) (aged 84)
Dakar, Senegal
Political partySocialist Party
SpouseAnne Majken née Hessner

He also served as President of the National Assembly from 1983 to 1984.[2]

Family edit

He was married to Anne Majken née Hessner, a native of Denmark and former member of the Danish parliament for the Social Democratic Party. They have two daughters.

References edit

  1. ^ "Sénégal : décès de l'ancien Premier ministre Habib Thiam", BBC News, 27 June 2017 (in French).
  2. ^ "Assemblée nationale - Les députés, le vote de la loi, le Parlement Sénégalais". 12 May 2019. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Senegal
1 January 1981 – 3 April 1983
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Post abolished
Prime Minister of Senegal
8 April 1991 – 3 July 1998
Succeeded by