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 79)
Hammam Sousse, French Tunisie
Poleetical pairty Independent
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.

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.