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Philibert Tsiranana
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1st President of Madagascar
In office
1 May 1959 – 11 October 1972
Preceded by None (position first established)
Succeeded by Gabriel Ramanantsoa
Prime Minister of Madagascar
In office
14 October 1958 – 1 May 1959
Preceded by None (position first established)
Succeeded by None (position abolished)
Personal details
Born (1912-10-18)18 October 1912
Ambarikorano, Madagascar
Died 16 April 1978(1978-04-16) (aged 65)
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Nationality Malagasy
Political party Social Democratic Party
Profession Professor of French and Mathematics

Philibert Tsiranana (18 October 1912 – 16 April 1978) was a Malagasy politician and leader. He served as the first President of Madagascar from 1959 to 1972.

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