Ahmed Ben Bella

1916 - 2012

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Ahmed Ben Bella (Arabic: أحمد بن بلّة‎ Aḥmad bin Billah; 25 December 1916 – 11 April 2012) was an Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary who served as the first President of Algeria from 1963 to 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Ben Bella has received more than 441,729 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Ahmed Ben Bella is the 1,151st most popular politician (down from 925th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Algeria and the 3rd most popular Algerian Politician.

Ahmed ben Bella is most famous for being the first president of Algeria, a country in North Africa. He was president from 1963 to 1965.

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Among politicians, Ahmed Ben Bella ranks 1,151 out of 15,710. Before him are Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Damocles, False Dmitry I, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, Gustav Stresemann, and Süleyman Demirel. After him are Cyrus the Younger, Stephen III of Moldavia, Alfredo Stroessner, Şehzade Cihangir, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Margaret of Parma.

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Among people born in 1916, Ahmed Ben Bella ranks 14Before him are Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Harold Wilson, Aldo Moro, Hans Eysenck, and Claude Shannon. After him are Herbert A. Simon, Ferruccio Lamborghini, João Havelange, Yehudi Menuhin, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, and Maurice Wilkins. Among people deceased in 2012, Ahmed Ben Bella ranks 10Before him are Norodom Sihanouk, Wisława Szymborska, Whitney Houston, Jon Lord, Eric Hobsbawm, and Rita Levi-Montalcini. After him are Yitzhak Shamir, Theo Angelopoulos, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ernest Borgnine, Carroll Shelby, and Elinor Ostrom.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Ahmed Ben Bella ranks 10 out of 164. Before him are Apuleius (125), Jacques Derrida (1930), Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), Saint Monica (332), and Jugurtha (-160). After him are Emir Abdelkader (1808), Édouard-Henri Avril (1849), Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Ahmed Ben Bella ranks 3Before him are Macrinus (164) and Jugurtha (-160). After him are Emir Abdelkader (1808), Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), Marcel Cerdan (1916), Syphax (-250), Juba I of Numidia (-85), and Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945).