Rosine Vieyra Soglo

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Rosine Vieyra Soglo (born March 1, 1935) is a Beninese politician. She is a member of the National Assembly of Benin and has also served as a member of the Pan-African Parliament.[1][2] Soglo is married to Nicéphore Soglo, who was President of Benin from 1991 to 1996.[3]

In the April 2015 parliamentary election, she was re-elected to the National Assembly as a Benin Renaissance candidate in the 16th constituency.[4] As the oldest member of the National Assembly (doyenne d'âge), she presided over the initial proceedings of the National Assembly when it began meeting on 19 May 2015, prior to the election of the President of the National Assembly.[5]

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  1. ^ Pan-African Parliament members as of 15 March 2004 Archived 10 November 2010 at WebCite
  2. ^ Pan-African Parliament members, as of 2006 Archived 15 December 2010 at WebCite
  3. ^ "Rosine Soglo's removal from party makes headlines". PanaPress. 2001-09-07. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  4. ^ Yao Hervé Kingbêwé, "Législatives : liste complète des 83 députés selon la CENA", La Nouvelle Tribune, 2 May 2015 (French).
  5. ^ Yao Hervé Kingbêwé, "Assemblée nationale : la plénière suspendue pour deux heures", La Nouvelle Tribune, 19 May 2015 (French).