Abdoulaye Wade

3rd President of Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade (born 29 May 1926)[2][3] is a Senegalese politician. He was the third President of Senegal, serving from 2000 to 2012.

Abdoulaye Wade
3rd President of Senegal
In office
1 April 2000 – 2 April 2012
Prime MinisterMoustapha Niasse
Mame Madior Boye
Idrissa Seck
Macky Sall
Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
Preceded byAbdou Diouf
Succeeded byMacky Sall
Personal details
Born (1926-05-29) 29 May 1926 (age 98)
Kébémer, French Sudan
(now Senegal)
Political partySenegalese Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Viviane Wade[1]


  1. Laura Bush hosts Viviane Wade The White House, 6 December 2004
  2. World Leaders 2003: Senegal: Personal Background, Encyclopedia of the Nations.
  3. Nossiter, Adam (January 27, 2012). "Senegal Court Says President Can Run Again". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 January 2012.