Aimé Césaire (born 1913)

Aimé Césaire

Became Mayor of Fort-de-France in Martinique, the Caribbean country where he was born.

He is also famous as a poet. From his long poem, Return to My Native Land:

No race has all the beauty, intelligence and strength
There is room for all the meeting-places of victory
We know now
That the sun moves round our earth lighting the piece of land that we alone have chosen

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