Famous people on Ivory-coast's street names


Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Félix Houphouët-Boigny 4 Félix Houphouët-Boigny, affectionately called Papa Houphouët or Le Vieux, was an Ivorian politician and physician who served as the first president of Ivory Coast from 1960 until his death in 1993. A tribal chief, he worked as a medical aide, union leader, and planter before being elected to the French Parliament. He served in several ministerial positions within the French government before leading Ivory Coast following independence in 1960. Throughout his life, he played a significant role in politics and the decolonisation of Africa.

Hassan II of Morocco

Hassan II of Morocco 2 Hassan II was King of Morocco from 1961 until his death in 1999.                                   

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 2 Valéry René Marie Georges Giscard d'Estaing, also known as Giscard or VGE, was a French politician who served as President of France from 1974 to 1981.

Gabriel de Clieu

Gabriel de Clieu 2 Gabriel-Mathieu Francois D'ceus de Clieu was a French naval officer and the governor of Guadeloupe from 1737 to 1752 and the founder of Pointe-à-Pitre. He was awarded the rank of commander of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Louis.

Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle 2 Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle was a French army officer and statesman who led the Free French Forces against Nazi Germany in World War II and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from 1944 to 1946 to restore democracy in France. In 1958, amid the Algerian War, he came out of retirement when appointed Prime Minister by President René Coty. He rewrote the Constitution of France and founded the Fifth Republic after approval by referendum. He was elected President of France later that year, a position he held until his resignation in 1969.

Maurice Delafosse

Maurice Delafosse 2 Maurice Delafosse was a French ethnographer and colonial official who also worked in the field of the languages of Africa. In a review of his daughter's biography of him he was described as "one of the most outstanding French colonial administrators and ethnologists of his time."

Henri Terrasson de Fougères

Henri Terrasson de Fougères 2 Henri Terrasson de Fougères né le 20 février 1881[réf. nécessaire] à Beaucaire (Gard) et mort à Mâcon le 5 mai 1931, fut lieutenant-gouverneur du Haut-Sénégal-Niger puis gouverneur général du Soudan français.

Émile Boga Doudou

Émile Boga Doudou 2 Émile Boga Doudou was an Ivorian politician who was minister of state for the interior and decentralization from 2000 to 2002. He was killed in the failed coup attempt at the start of the Ivorian Civil War.
8 unique persons spotted on 18 streets