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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, pronunciation ; 29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019) was a Tunisian politician who served as the 6th 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. 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 747,217 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Beji Caid Essebsi is the 2,457th most popular politician (down from 1,949th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 16th 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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Among politicians, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 2,457 out of 15,577Before him are Louis Barthou, Quintillus, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, Ephialtes, Necmettin Erbakan, and Theodosius III. After him are Psusennes I, Mursili I, Alcinous, Emperor Kōan, Tarō Asō, and Bernardo O'Higgins.

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Among people born in 1926, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 40Before him are Margot Frank, Jack Brabham, Vivian Maier, Richard Crenna, Neal Cassady, and Necmettin Erbakan. After him are Hilary Putnam, Louise Hay, Maria Schell, Irwin Rose, Mel Brooks, and Valdas Adamkus. Among people deceased in 2019, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 36Before him are Bert Hellinger, Manfred Eigen, Tony Buzan, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Gordon Banks, and Mariss Jansons. After him are B. J. Habibie, Li Peng, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Marie Laforêt, Ferdinand Piëch, and Franco Columbu.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi ranks 17 out of 179Before him are Masinissa (-238), Hanno the Navigator (-633), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Fatima al-Fihri (800), and Aemilianus (207). After him are Julia of Corsica (420), Gunthamund (450), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Gordian II (190), Sophonisba (-300), 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), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), and Aemilianus (207). After him are Gunthamund (450), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Gordian II (190), Sophonisba (-300), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), and Moncef Marzouki (1945).

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