Benyoucef Benkhedda

Algerian politician (1920-2003)

Benyoucef Benkhedda (Arabic: بن يوسف بن خدة‎; February 23, 1920 – February 4, 2003) was an Algerian politician. He headed the third GPRA exile government of the National Liberation Front (FLN).

Benyoucef Benkhedda
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Head of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic
In office
9 August 1961 – 27 September 1962
Vice PresidentKrim Belkacem
Ahmed Ben Bella
Mohamed Boudiaf[1]
Preceded byFerhat Abbas
Succeeded byAhmed ben Bella
Head of Government of Algeria
In office
9 August 1961 – 27 September 1962
PresidentHimself
Abderrahmane Farès
Preceded byFerhat Abbas
Succeeded byAhmed Ben Bella (as Prime Minister)
Personal details
Born(1920-02-23)February 23, 1920[2]
Berrouaghia, Médéa Province, Algeria
DiedFebruary 4, 2003(2003-02-04) (aged 82)[2]
Algiers, Algeria
NationalityAlgerian
Political partyFLN
Alma materUniversity of Algiers
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionPharmacist

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ottaway, Professor Marina; Ottaway, David; Ottaway, Marina (December 15, 1970). "Algeria: The Politics of a Socialist Revolution". University of California Press – via Google Books.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Obituary from The Guardian, February 18, 2003