Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

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Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
زين العابدين بن علي
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2nt Preses o Tunisie
In office
7 November 1987 – 14 Januar 2011
Prime Meenister Hédi Baccouche
Hamed Karoui
Mohamed Ghannouchi
Precedit bi Habib Bourguiba
Succeeded by Mohamed Ghannouchi (Actin)
Prime Meenister o Tunisie
In office
2 October 1987 – 7 November 1987
Preses Habib Bourguiba
Precedit bi Rachid Sfar
Succeeded by Hédi Baccouche
Personal details
Born 3 September 1936 (1936-09-03) (age 78)
Hammam Sousse, French Tunisie
Poleetical pairty Independent
Spoose(s) Na'ima el-Kafy (1964–1988), Leïla Ben Ali (1992–present)
Childer Ghazwa El Abidine
Dorsaf El Abidine
Cyrine El Abidine
Nesrine El Abidine
Halima El Abidine
Mohamed Zine El Abidine
Residence Saudi Arabie
Alma mater Special Militar Schuil o Saunt Cyr
Schuil o Applied Artillery
Senior Intelligence Schuil in Maryland
Schuil for Anti-Aircraft Field Artillery in Texas.
Releegion Sunni Islam

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (Arabic: زين العابدين بن عليZayn al-‘Ābidīn bin ‘Alī; born 3 September 1936) wis the seicont preses o the Tunisian Republic. He held this office frae November 7, 1987 till bein forcit tae step doun on Januar 14, 2011.[1] He wis appointit Prime Meenister in October 1987, an assumed the Presidency in November 1987 in a bleedless coup d'état frae then Preses Habib Bourguiba who wis declared incompetent.[2] Ben Ali wis subsequently re-electit wi enormous majorities at ivery election, the last time bein October 25, 2009.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "BBC News - Tunisia: President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali forced oot". Bbc.co.uk. 2010-12-15. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  2. "A COUP IS REPORTED IN TUNISIA". The New York Times. Associated Press. November 7, 1987. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  3. Yannick Vely - Parismatch.com (2009-11-23). "ParisMatch.com". ParisMatch.com. Retrieved 2010-05-02.