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Beji Caid Essebsi

1926 - 2019

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Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi (or es-Sebsi; Arabic: محمد الباجي قائد السبسي‎, romanized: Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī, pronunciation ; 29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019) was a Tunisian politician who was the President of Tunisia from 31 December 2014 until his death on 25 July 2019. Previously, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 1986 and as 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. Essebsi was the founder of the Nidaa Tounes political party, which won a plurality in the 2014 parliamentary election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beji Caid Essebsi has received more than 653,041 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Beji Caid Essebsi is the 1,952nd most popular politician (down from 611th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 8th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Tunisian Politician.

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

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 1,952 out of 15,710Before him are Philip, Duke of Parma, Karl Hermann Frank, Maximinus II, Ernest, Duke of Austria, Louise of Lorraine, and Šuppiluliuma I. After him are Michael Bloomberg, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Yuri Dolgorukiy, Chlothar III, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, and Nikolai Podgorny.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 31Before him are Ivan Illich, Harper Lee, Clifford Geertz, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Jack Brabham, and Louise Hay. After him are Thích Nhất Hạnh, Leopoldo Galtieri, Ben Roy Mottelson, Necmettin Erbakan, Vivian Maier, and Alcides Ghiggia. Among people deceased in 2019, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 26Before him are I. M. Pei, Albert Finney, João Gilberto, Michel Legrand, Anna Karina, and Kary Mullis. After him are Murray Gell-Mann, Ratko Janev, Li Peng, Gordon Banks, Bert Hellinger, and Andrea Camilleri.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 17 out of 163Before him are Gordian II (190), Hasdrubal Barca (-300), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), and Hanno the Navigator (-633). After him are Julia of Corsica (420), Macrobius (370), Gunthamund (450), Fatima al-Fihri (800), Sophonisba (-300), and Hasdrubal the Fair (-270).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 9Before him are Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), and Clodius Albinus (150). After him are Gunthamund (450), Sophonisba (-300), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), and Fouad Mebazaa (1933).

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