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Severiano de Heredia (8 November 1836 – 9 February 1901) was a ...

wikipedia - 07 Feb 2017
Severiano de Heredia (8 November 1836 – 9 February 1901) was a Cuban-born biracial politician, a freemason, a left-wing republican, naturalized as French in 1870, who was president of the municipal council of Paris from 1 August 1879 to 12 February 1880, making him the first mayor of African descent of a Western world capital. He served in the Chamber of Deputies from 1881 to 1889 and was minister of public works for the cabinet of Maurice Rouvier in 1887, where he planned and oversaw the constructio

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