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Beji Caid Essebsi

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi

Profession: President of Tunisia

Nationality:
Tunisia
Tunisian

Why Famous: The founder of the Nidaa Tournes political party, he has been President of Tunisia since December 2014.

He is the Tunisia's first freely elected president as he won the first presidential election following the Tunisian Revolution.

Born: November 29, 1926
Birthplace: Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: July 25, 2019 (aged 92)

Historical Events

  • 2014-12-31 Beji Caid Essebsi is sworn in as Tunisia's 1st ever freely elected President

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