Francois Manchuelle

 

 

Age: 43

 

Summary: French historian and associate director of New York University's African Studies program known for his extensive research on a variety of topics in African and French imperial history whose most important and influential work focused on Soninke migrations within and from former French West Africa during the colonial period and who had recently finished a book-length manuscript entitled Willing Migrants: Soninke Labor Migrations, 1848-1960 that was slated to be published by Ohio University Press later this year.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1953

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York