Abdelaziz Bouteflika

1937 - Today

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika (pronunciation ; Arabic: عبد العزيز بوتفليقة‎, romanized: ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Būtaflīqa [ʕabd el-ʕaziːz buːtefliːqa]; born 2 March 1937) is an Algerian politician who served as President of Algeria for almost 20 years, from 1999 to his resignation in 2019. As President, he presided over the end of the bloody Algerian Civil War in 2002 when he took over the project of Liamine Zéroual (previous president), and he ended emergency rule in February 2011 amidst regional unrest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received more than 1,073,813 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Abdelaziz Bouteflika is the 1,167th most popular politician (down from 339th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 3rd 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 1,167 out of 15,710Before him are Cnut the Great, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Martti Ahtisaari, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Takeda Shingen, and William II of the Netherlands. After him are Justin II, Afonso V of Portugal, Asa of Judah, Eric XIV of Sweden, Camille Desmoulins, and Talaat Pasha.

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Among people born in 1937, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 16Before him are Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Vanessa Redgrave, Queen Paola of Belgium, Renzo Piano, and Martti Ahtisaari. After him are Jared Diamond, Ahmed Yassin, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Warren Beatty, Bruce McLaren, and Bobby Charlton.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 7 out of 163Before him are Ibn Battuta (1304), Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), Jean Reno (1948), Hassan II of Morocco (1929), Just Fontaine (1933), and Abd el-Krim (1882). After him are Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Nathalie Delon (1941), and Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Abdelaziz Bouteflika ranks 3Before him are Hassan II of Morocco (1929) and Abd el-Krim (1882). After him are Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009), Idris I of Morocco (743), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), and Ibn Tumart (1097).