Abdelkader Bensalah (عبد القـادر بن صالح, born 17 May 1942) is an Algerian politician. He was the President of the Council of the Nation from 2002 to 2019. On 2 April 2019, he became the Acting President of Algeria following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
عبد القـادر بن صالح
Abdelkader Bensalah in 2019.
|Acting President of Algeria|
2 April 2019 – 19 December 2019
|Prime Minister||Noureddine Bedoui|
|Preceded by||Abdelaziz Bouteflika|
|Succeeded by||Abdelmadjid Tebboune|
|President of the Council of the Nation|
2 July 2002 – 9 April 2019
|Preceded by||Bachir Boumaza|
|Succeeded by||Salah Goudjil|
|Born||17 May 1942|
|Political party||Democratic National Rally|
- "Algeria's next in line: Bouteflika loyalist Abdelkader Bensalah". France 24. April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 2, 2019.