Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is a Tunisian politician best known for being the second President of Tunisia, a position he held from 1987 until 2011 when he was forced to step down during the 2011 Tunisian Revolution. After he was ousted, he fled with his family to Saudi Arabia. He and his wife Leïla Ben Ali were later sentenced in absentia to multiple life imprisonments for a number of crimes, including murder.
From 1964 to 1988, he was married to Na'ima el-Kafy, with whom he fathered three daughters. He got married to his second wife Leïla in 1992. He and Leïla also have three children.
He came to power through a coup d'état.
In 2011, there were reports that he suffered a severe stroke in Saudi Arabia.
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
is a famous Tunisian politician, 2nd President of Tunisia,
who was born on
September 3, 1936. As a person born on this date, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 3) and the 62nd most popular for the year (1936).
People born on September 3
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is the 885th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's birthday, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is the 3rd most famous Tunisian.
In general, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ranks as the 10788th
most popular famous person, and the 178th most popular country president (prime minister) of all time.
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