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Abdelaziz Bouteflika

1937 - 2021

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika (pronunciation ; Arabic: عبد العزيز بوتفليقة, romanized: ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Būtaflīqa [ʕabd elʕaziːz buːtefliːqa]; 2 March 1937 – 17 September 2021) was an Algerian politician and diplomat who served as President of Algeria from 1999 to his resignation in 2019. Before his stint as an Algerian politician, Bouteflika served during the Algerian War as a member of the National Liberation Front. After Algeria gained its independence from France, he served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1963 until 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received more than 1,435,855 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Abdelaziz Bouteflika is the 706th most popular politician (up from 1,166th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Morocco (up from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Moroccan Politician.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is most famous for being the president of Algeria for 20 years.

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Among politicians, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 706 out of 15,577Before him are Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximinus Thrax, Ilse Koch, Smenkhkare, John the Fearless, and Leonid Kravchuk. After him are Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, John of Bohemia, John Zápolya, Rudolf I of Germany, Constantine I of Greece, and Henry I of France.

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Among people born in 1937, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 10Before him are Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Jack Nicholson, Ridley Scott, Dustin Hoffman, and Jane Fonda. After him are Renzo Piano, Bobby Charlton, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Queen Paola of Belgium, and Vanessa Redgrave. Among people deceased in 2021, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 10Before him are Gerd Müller, Mikis Theodorakis, Albert Bandura, Charlie Watts, Chun Doo-hwan, and Jacques Rogge. After him are Desmond Tutu, Christopher Plummer, Abolhassan Banisadr, Roh Tae-woo, Karolos Papoulias, and Colin Powell.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 3 out of 198Before him are Ibn Battuta (1304) and Jean Reno (1948). After him are Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Abd el-Krim (1882), Just Fontaine (1933), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Nathalie Delon (1941), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), and Ahmad al-Mansur (1549).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 1After him are Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Abd el-Krim (1882), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Ibn Tumart (1097), Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1138), and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (1951).