Beji Essebsi

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Birthday
29, 1926
Birthplace
Grombalia, Tunisia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1926 (age 92)
Birthplace
Grombalia, Tunisia

About

Lawyer and politician who was elected the President of Tunisia in 2014, becoming the first freely elected President following the Tunisian revolution. He previously served as Prime Minister from February 2011 to December 2011. 

Before Fame

He studied law in Paris and passed the Tunis bar in 1952. 

Trivia

In 2015 he was awarded an honorary degree from Paris-Sorbonne University. 

Family Life

He and his wife Chadlia Saïda Farhat have two sons, Mohamed Hafedh and Khélil, and two daughters, Amel and Salwa. 

Associated With

He moved into politics when he became an advisor to Habib Bourguiba in 1956.