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Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

1936 - 2019

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Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (Arabic: زين العابدين بن علي, romanized: Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn bin ʿAlī, Tunisian Arabic: Zīn il-ʿĀbdīn bin ʿAlī; 3 September 1936 – 19 September 2019), commonly known as Ben Ali or Ezzine, was a Tunisian politician who served as the second president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011. In that year, during the Tunisian revolution, he was overthrown and fled to Saudi Arabia. Ben Ali was appointed Prime Minister in October 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has received more than 1,667,384 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is the 952nd most popular politician (up from 1,118th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 9th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Tunisian Politician.

Zine el abidine ben ali is most famous for being the president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 952 out of 19,576Before him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Alberto Fujimori, Petronius Maximus, Jorge Rafael Videla, Konstantin von Neurath, and Andrew II of Hungary. After him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Charles XI of Sweden, Wilm Hosenfeld, Hassanal Bolkiah, Grigory Zinoviev, and Kara Mustafa Pasha.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 13Before him are Barry Barish, Mario Vargas Llosa, Robert Redford, Ken Loach, Mikhail Tal, and Amancio Ortega. After him are Andrei Chikatilo, F. W. de Klerk, John McCain, Valery Legasov, Ismail Kadare, and Wilt Chamberlain. Among people deceased in 2019, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 11Before him are Agnès Varda, Robert Mugabe, Jeffrey Epstein, Rutger Hauer, Robert Forster, and Bruno Ganz. After him are Mohamed Morsi, Nuon Chea, Peter Fonda, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Karel Gott, and I. M. Pei.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 8 out of 210Before him are Ibn Khaldun (1332), Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Cyprian (200), and Habib Bourguiba (1903). After him are Gordian II (190), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), and Beji Caid Essebsi (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 3Before him are Hannibal (-183), and Habib Bourguiba (1903). After him are Gordian II (190), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Aemilianus (207), Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), and Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931).