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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-'Ābidīn bin 'Alī; 3 September 1936 – 19 September 2019), commonly known as Ben Ali (Arabic: بن علي) or Ezzine (Arabic: الزين), was a Tunisian politician who served as the 2nd president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011. In that year, during the Tunisian revolution, he 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 1,455,912 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is the 1,128th most popular politician (down from 738th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 8th 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 1,128 out of 15,577Before him are Ilham Aliyev, Wang Mang, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Idris of Libya, Albert II of Germany, and William II of the Netherlands. After him are Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Ahmed Ben Bella, Valentinian II, Zaynab bint Jahsh, and Safiyya bint Huyayy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 16Before him are Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, Valery Legasov, Mikhail Tal, John McCain, and Barry Barish. After him are Robert Woodrow Wilson, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., F. W. de Klerk, Harald zur Hausen, and Richard Bach. Among people deceased in 2019, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 8Before him are Karl Lagerfeld, Jacques Chirac, Niki Lauda, Robert Mugabe, Rutger Hauer, and Bruno Ganz. After him are Robert Forster, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Mohamed Morsi, Agnès Varda, Alexei Leonov, and Anna Karina.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 9 out of 179Before him are Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Cyprian (200), Hamilcar Barca (-275), and Habib Bourguiba (1903). After him are Hasdrubal Barca (-300), Masinissa (-238), Hanno the Navigator (-633), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), and Fatima al-Fihri (800).

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 Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Aemilianus (207), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Gunthamund (450), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Gordian II (190), and Sophonisba (-300).