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Moktar Ould Daddah
مختار ولد داداه
|1st President of Mauritania|
28 November 1960 – 10 July 1978
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Mustafa Ould Salek|
|1st Prime Minister of Mauritania|
21 May 1957 – 20 August 1961
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished
(eventually Ahmed Ould Bouceif as Prime Minister in 1979)
|Born||25 December 1924
Boutilimit, Mauritania, French West Africa
|Died||14 October 2003
|Political party||Mauritanian People's Party|
|Relations||Ahmed Ould Daddah
Moktar Ould Daddah (Arabic: مختار ولد داداه Mukhtār Wald Dāddāh; December 25, 1924 – October 14, 2003) was the President of Mauritania from 1960, when his country gained its independence from France, to 1978, when he was removed in a military coup d'etat.
He died in Paris after a long-illness on October 14, 2003 at the age of 78.
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President Daddah with Mao Zedong in 1968.
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