Sheikh Anta Diop (Senegalese Historian)

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Syllabus of the Subject: Sheikh Anta Diop (African Renaissance, Doctorate).

  1. Sheikh Anta Diop (Senegalese Historian, Muslim)
  2. Relations between the Egyptian civilisation and Black Africa
  3. Concept of the African Renaissance of Sheikh Anta Diop

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Description of the Subject: Sheikh Anta Diop (Senegalese Historian).

Sheikh Anta Diop is considered the most influential African Historian.

The Senegalese Historian, Politician, and Anthropologist Sheikh Anta Diop (1923 - 1986) is considered the most influential African historian. Through his works; he defended that the Egyptian civilisation has African roots, even his DNA analyses of the mummies showed this relationship. He also demonstrated that Wolof, a Senegalese ethnic group, had its origins in the Egyptian Civilisation.

  1. Place of birth of Sheikh Anta Diop: Caytou (Senegal, West Africa) in 1923
  2. Religion: Sheikh Anta Diop was Muslim
  3. Education: Human Sciences and Mathematics
  4. Sheikh Anta Diop also studied Nuclear Physics
  5. Specialisations: Wolof, Civilisation of the Pharaohs, Quran, Arabs-Muslims, and African cultures
  6. Contacts with the Burkinabe Historian Joseph Ki-Zerbo

The concept of the Renaissance of Africa of Sheikh Anta Diop is based on:

  1. The scientific reconstitution of the authentic consciousness of the African History and humanity
  2. That Africans themselves should write its history (Théophile Obenga)

The main topics of the work of Sheikh Anta Diop:

  1. Origin of mankind (Africa: Cradle of humanity) and their migrations
  2. Filiations of the Egyptian Civilisation with Black Africa (linguistics, culture, socio-political structures) - Black Egyptian hypothesis. (Leopold Sédar Senghor)
  3. Evolution of societies and the African States
  4. African contributions to humanity: arts, metallurgy, sciences, astronomy, philosophy, and architecture
  5. African Socio-economic Development (towards the African Federal State)

Bibliography of Sheikh Anta Diop:

  1. Black (Negro) nations and culture, 1954
  2. Cultural unity of Black Africa
  3. African Origin of Civilisation: Myth or Reality?
  4. Genetic relatedness between the Pharaonic Egyptian and the African languages
  5. Civilisation or Barbarism
  6. Economic and cultural basis for a Federated State
  7. Africa since 1935 (Volume VIII of the UNESCO General History of Africa)

Ancient Egypt African Civilisation

Sheikh Anta Diop was an African Historian of the West African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Senegalese personalities
  1. Leopold Sédar Senghor
  2. Pathé Diagne

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