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Abdoulaye Hamani Diori

Nigerien politician

Died when: 65 years 117 days (783 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn

Abdoulaye Hamani Diori (29 December 1945 – 25 April 2011) was a Nigerien political leader and businessman.The son of Niger's first President, he waged a political and abortive military struggle against the Military regime that overthrew his father.

With the return of democracy to Niger, Abdoulaye became head of his father's political party, and maintained a small but influential place in the political life of Niger until his death in 2011.

Abdoulaye was married with four children.A Muslim, he earned the honorific 'Hadji' after making the pilgrimage to Mecca.He died 25 April 2011 at National Hospital in Niamey, aged 65, following an illness.

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