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Habib Ben Ali Bourguiba

politician

Habib Ben Ali BOURGUIBA, Tunisian politician. Destour Party 1921, broke away and formed Neo-Destour Party (outlawed by the French) 1934.

Background

BOURGUIBA, Habib Ben Ali was born on August 3, 1903 in Monastic First marriage Mathilde Lorrain 1927 (divorced 1961, deceased 1976), one.

Education

Attended, University Paris, Faculty of Law. Attended, Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques.

Career

Member Destour Party, 1921. Writer The Voice of the Tunisian, 1930—1932, founded The Tunisian Action, 1932. Formed Neo-Destour Party, 1934.

Imprisoned by French, 1934—1936, 1938—1942. Exiled 5 years; toured to promote Tunisian independence, 1945—1949. Imprisoned, 1952; released from imprisonment, 1954.

President Tunisian National Assembly, 1945—1949, prime minister, president council, minister foreign affairs and defense, 1956. President Republic of Tunisia, 1957—1987. Named president for life, 1975.

Member 11th General Assembly United Nations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Le Destour et la France 1937, La Tunisie et la France 1955. Under house arrest, Momag, S. Tunisia since 1987.

Membership

Destour Party 1921, broke away and formed Neo-Destour Party (outlawed by the French) 1934.

Connections

Married 2nd Mrs. Wassila Ben Ammar in 1962 (divorced in 1986).

spouse:
Ouassila Ben Ammar

child:
Habib Bourguiba