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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, 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 was the second President of Tunisia from 1987 until his fall in 2011 after the revolution of Tunisia . Ben Ali was appointed Prime Minister in October 1987. He assumed the Presidency on 7 November 1987 in a bloodless coup d'état that ousted President Habib Bourguiba by declaring him incompetent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has received more than 1,050,892 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is the 739th most popular politician (down from 712th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 9th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 739 out of 15,710Before him are Hugo Chávez, Boudica, Publius Quinctilius Varus, Ngo Dinh Diem, Alexis of Russia, and Henry I of England. After him are Cleopatra I Syra, Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Phocas, Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, Anastasius I Dicorus, and Benjamin Harrison.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 11Before him are Robert Redford, Sepp Blatter, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, and Valery Legasov. After him are Amancio Ortega, Mikhail Tal, Wilt Chamberlain, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., and Richard Bach. Among people deceased in 2019, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 6Before him are Toni Morrison, Karl Lagerfeld, Jacques Chirac, Niki Lauda, and Robert Mugabe. After him are Bruno Ganz, Rutger Hauer, Alexei Leonov, Agnès Varda, Franco Zeffirelli, and Doris Day.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 8 out of 163Before him are Ibn Khaldun (1332), Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Hamilcar Barca (-275), and Cyprian (200). After him are Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), Hasdrubal Barca (-300), Masinissa (-238), and Mago Barca (-243).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks 2Before him are Hannibal (-183). After him are Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Gunthamund (450), Sophonisba (-300), and Hasdrubal the Fair (-270).