Ahmed Brahim

Tunisian politician, academic and trade unionist

Ahmed Brahim (Arabic: أحمد إبراهيم‎, ʾAḥmad Ibrāhīm; 14 June 1946 – 14 April 2016) was a Tunisian politician. He was the First Secretary of Ettajdid Movement and the leader of the Democratic Modernist Pole until April 2012, when his party merged into the Social Democratic Path of which he became the president. He was the Ettajdid Movement's candidate for President of Tunisia in the 2009 presidential election. He was a professor of French at the University of Tunis; his area of study was comparative linguistics.[1][2]

Ahmed Brahim
أحمد إبراهيم
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
In office
17 January 2011 – 7 March 2011
PresidentFouad Mebazaa (Acting)
Preceded byBéchir Tekkari
Succeeded byRefâat Chaâbouni
Personal details
Born(1946-06-14)14 June 1946
Died14 April 2016(2016-04-14) (aged 69)
Political partySocial Democratic Path (since 2012)
Ettajdid Movement (1993–2012)
Tunisian Communist Party (before 1993)
EducationTunis University


  1. Walid Khéfifi. "Ettajdid : Ahmed Brahim succède à Harmel". Le Quotidien.
  2. Nadia Bentamansourt. "Ahmed Brahim n'est plus - African Manager". African Manager.