Abderrahmane Youssoufi

Prime Minister of Morocco (1924-2020)

Abderrahmane Youssoufi (ahb-dehr-RAH-mahn-ehl YOO-soo-fee (About this soundlisten); Arabic: عبد الرحمن اليوسفي‎; 8 March 1924 – 29 May 2020) is a Moroccan politician and human rights activist.[1] He was the Prime Minister of Morocco from 1998 to 2002. He was a human rights lawyer.[2]

Abderrahmane Youssoufi
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Prime Minister of Morocco
In office
4 February 1998 – 9 October 2002
MonarchHassan II
Mohammed VI
Preceded byAbdellatif Filali
Succeeded byDriss Jettou
Personal details
Born(1924-03-08)8 March 1924
Tangier, Morocco
Died29 May 2020(2020-05-29) (aged 96)
Casablanca, Morocco
Political partySocialist Union of Popular Forces

Youssoufi died of lung cancer on 29 May 2020 at a Casablanca hospital, aged 96.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Morocco's Acknowledgement of Past Abuses". Human Rights Watch. 28 November 2005. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  2. "The North South Prize of Lisbon". North-South Centre. Council of Europe. Archived from the original on 15 February 2008. Retrieved 21 January 2008.
  3. Décès de l’ex-Premier ministre marocain Abderrahman El Youssoufi (in French)