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1. Maurice Delafosse (1914) later coined the term "Afroasiatic" (often now spelled "Afro-Asiatic").

2. Diedrich Hermann Westermann (1926 to 1939) and Maurice Delafosse (1926) were the initial co-directors.

3. Diedrich Hermann Westermann, a missionary and linguist, hesitated between assigning it to Gur or considering it an isolate, and Maurice Delafosse grouped it with Mande.

4. In 1901, Maurice Delafosse made a distinction of two groups.

5. Important writers of this period include Johann Gottlieb Christaller (Die Volta-Sprachen-Gruppe, 1888), Ernst Henrici (Lehrbuch der Ephe-Sprache, 1891, actually the first comparative Gbe grammar), J. Knüsli (Ewe-German-English Vocabulary, 1892) and Maurice Delafosse (Manuel Dahoméen (Fon), 1894).

6. Maurice Delafosse was the first linguist to mention Nafaanra, calling it "a much dispersed Senufo tribe" in 1904.

7. In the French translation of the Tarikh al-fattash published in 1913, Octave Houdas and Maurice Delafosse include a footnote in which they comment that local tradition also suggested that the first capital of Kayamagna was at Koumbi and that the town was in the Ouagadougou region, northeast of Goumbou on the road leading from Goumbou to Néma and Oualata.

8. He began his primary education in 1955, in Nguéniène. In 1961, he attended the Andre Peytavin secondary school, St. Louis and later continued at the Maurice DELAFOSSE secondary school in Dakar, where he finished his secondary education.

9. Van Vollenhoven's assistant, Maurice Delafosse and Robert Delavignette, (who was to later become High Commissioner of French Cameroon) inspired some of the most proficient administrative dissidents pushing for French decolonisation.

10. Maurice Delafosse (20 December 1870 – 13 November 1926) was a French ethnographer and colonial official who also worked in the field of the languages of Africa.

11. The French colonial administrator and historian Maurice Delafosse was one of the earliest Western historians to attempt a comprehensive history of the region in his book Haut-Sénégal-Niger (1912) produced a fairly detailed and exact chronology of Mali.

12. French colonial officials, notably Maurice Delafosse, whose works on West African history has been criticised by scholars such Monteil, Cornevin and others for being "unacceptable" and "too creative to be useful to historians" in relation to his falsification of West African genealogies, concluded that Ghana had been founded by the Berbers, a nomadic group originating from the Benu River, from Middle Africa, and linked them to North African and Middle Eastern origins.

13. The French scholars Octave Houdas and Maurice Delafosse published a critical edition in 1913.

14. A copy of this manuscript, which includes the name of an author, Mahmud Kati, is designated as Manuscript C. As well as the initial chapter, Manuscript C contains various additions and deletions compared to Manuscript A. After Octave Houdas and Maurice Delafosse had completed a translation of the Tarikh al-fattash they received a further manuscript that had been acquired by the French traveller Albert Bonnel de Mézières in Timbuktu in September 1913.

15. Interested in understanding the region, he took an active part in developing French scientific research in West Africa in collaboration with the anthropologist Maurice Delafosse.

16. He was the author of several ethnographic studies, and in 1912 he directed the publication of a series of works by Maurice Delafosse entitled Haut Sénégal-Niger, for which he wrote the preface.

17. Maurice Delafosse wrote about Français Tirailleur in 1904, describing it as a French equivalent to the more well-known English pidgins of the area.

18. He followed Maurice Delafosse in his hostility to Islam as a disruptive force and in support for traditional authority, a position he explained in his 1923 book L'Islamisme contre 'Naturisme'. Brévié was governor-general of French West Africa (Afrique occidentale française, AOF) from 15 October 1930 to 27 September 1936.

19. Diop attended primary school in Plateau, Dakar, at the scholl on Thiong St. He attended the Maurice Delafosse technical lycée, the Van Vollenhoven lycée and the Lamine Guèye lycée, where he received the elementary baccalauréat in mathematics.

20. At this time Bourdarie, Governor Alfred Albert Martineau and Maurice Delafosse began the process of creating the Académie des sciences coloniales (Academy of Colonial Sciences), now the Académie des sciences d’outre-mer (Academy of overseas sciences).

21. One of the 22 Armed Brothers, the layman Maurice Delafosse, was later a member of the Temporary Slavery Commission of the League of Nations.

22. At one time he was the deputy of Maurice Delafosse in the Ivory Coast.

23. He was one of many West African authors during the colonial era who wrote chronicles on the history (e.g., Wolof history) and culture of the people (e.g., Wolof) of Senegal, to have their works translated by Maurice Delafosse, Octave Houdas, and Henri Gaden.

24. In 1998, he led, with Emmanuelle Sibeud, a work dealing with Maurice Delafosse, one of the pioneers of French Africanist ethnology.