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Lavigerie, Charles Martial Allemand

(1825–92). B. Huire, near Bayonne, Fr.; abp. Algiers 1867; apostolic delegate of W. Sahara and Sudan 1868; cardinal 1882; abp. Carthage and primate of Afr. 1884; sought greater pol. freedom for natives and tried to est. Christian Arab villages; opposed slavery; founded Société des missionaires d'Algier.


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