Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

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Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
زين العابدين بن علي
2nt Preses o Tunisie
In office
7 November 1987 – 14 Januar 2011
Prime MeenisterHédi Baccouche
Hamed Karoui
Mohamed Ghannouchi
Precedit biHabib Bourguiba
Succeedit biMohamed Ghannouchi (Actin)
Prime Meenister o Tunisie
In office
2 October 1987 – 7 November 1987
PresesHabib Bourguiba
Precedit biRachid Sfar
Succeedit biHédi Baccouche
Personal details
Born3 September 1936(1936-09-03)
Hammam Sousse, French Tunisie
Dee'd19 September 2019 (aged 83)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabie
Poleetical pairtyIndependent
Spoose(s)Na'ima el-Kafy (1964–1988), Leïla Ben Ali (1992–present)
BairnsGhazwa El Abidine
Dorsaf El Abidine
Cyrine El Abidine
Nesrine El Abidine
Halima El Abidine
Mohamed Zine El Abidine
ResidenceSaudi Arabie
Alma materSpecial Militar Schuil o Saunt Cyr
Schuil o Applied Artillery
Senior Intelligence Schuil in Maryland
Schuil for Anti-Aircraft Field Artillery in Texas.
ReligionSunni Islam

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (Arabic: زين العابدين بن عليZayn al-‘Ābidīn bin ‘Alī; born 3 September 1936; deed 19 September 2019) 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. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 14 Januar 2011.
  2. "A COUP IS REPORTED IN TUNISIA". The New York Times. Associated Press. 7 November 1987. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2 Mey 2010.
  3. Yannick Vely - Parismatch.com (23 November 2009). "ParisMatch.com". ParisMatch.com. Archived frae the original on 16 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 2 Mey 2010.