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Patrice Emery Lumumba (1925-1961) was the first prime minister of the Republic of the Congo. His fame rests on the manner of his death and on the symbolic character of his short public life.
The French poet Marie de France (active late 12th century) was an accomplished writer of lais and was probably the originator of that form.