Habib Thiam

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Habib Thiam
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3rd Prime Minister of Senegal
In office
8 April 1991 – 3 July 1998
Preceded by Post abolished
Succeeded by Mamadou Lamine Loum
In office
1 January 1981 – 3 April 1983
Preceded by Abdou Diouf
Succeeded by Moustapha Niasse
Personal details
Born (1933-01-21)21 January 1933
Dakar, Senegal
Died 26 June 2017(2017-06-26) (aged 84)
Dakar, Senegal
Political party Socialist Party
Spouse(s) Anne Majken née Hessner

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.

He also served as President of the National Assembly of Senegal from 1983 to 1984.


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.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Abdou Diouf
Prime Minister of Senegal
1 January 1981 – 3 April 1983
Succeeded by
Moustapha Niasse
Preceded by
Post abolished
Prime Minister of Senegal
8 April 1991 – 3 July 1998
Succeeded by
Mamadou Lamine Loum