Beji Caid Essebsi

1926 - 2019

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Beji Caid Essebsi (or es-Sebsi; Arabic: الباجي قائد السبسي, romanized: Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī, ; 29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019) was a Tunisian politician who served as the sixth president of Tunisia from 31 December 2014 until his death on 25 July 2019. Previously, he served as the minister of foreign affairs from 1981 to 1986 and as the prime minister from February 2011 to December 2011. Essebsi's political career spanned six decades, culminating in his leadership of Tunisia in its transition to democracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beji Caid Essebsi has received more than 798,259 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Beji Caid Essebsi is the 1,928th most popular politician (up from 2,415th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 17th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Tunisian Politician.

Beji Caid Essebsi is most famous for being the president of Tunisia.

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Over the past year Beji Caid Essebsi has had the most page views in the with 45,786 views, followed by Arabic (41,276), and French (30,831). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (155.98%), Romanian (86.08%), and (82.82%)


Among politicians, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 1,928 out of 19,576Before him are Clovis II, John II of Castile, Kaloyan of Bulgaria, Anastasios II, Alfonso XI of Castile, and Anchises. After him are Li Xiannian, Herod Archelaus, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Abbas II of Persia, Álmos, and Edgar the Peaceful.

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Among people born in 1926, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 32Before him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Donald A. Glaser, Ivan Illich, Leopoldo Galtieri, George Habash, and John Coltrane. After him are Allen Ginsberg, Tsung-Dao Lee, Paul Berg, Harper Lee, Irwin Rose, and Murray Rothbard. Among people deceased in 2019, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 23Before him are I. M. Pei, Alexei Leonov, Anna Karina, Franco Zeffirelli, Immanuel Wallerstein, and Gordon Banks. After him are Zhores Alferov, João Gilberto, Bert Hellinger, Michel Legrand, Marie Fredriksson, and Mariss Jansons.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 14 out of 210Before him are Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Gordian II (190), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), and Clodius Albinus (150). After him are Hanno the Navigator (-633), Aemilianus (207), Hasdrubal Barca (-300), Julia of Corsica (420), Fatima al-Fihri (800), and Macrobius (370).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 8Before him are Habib Bourguiba (1903), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Gordian II (190), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), and Clodius Albinus (150). After him are Aemilianus (207), Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), Moncef Marzouki (1945), and Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941).