List of famous people from Algeria, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Algeria, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Algeria you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Algeria, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
Isaac Alfasi and Samir Abbar are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this listIf you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Algeria?" or "Which celebrities were born in Algeria?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Birthplace: Annaba, AlgeriaEdwige Fenech (French: [ɛdviʒ fənɛʃ], Italian: [edˈviʒ feˈnɛk, - ˈfɛːnek]; born Edwige Sfenek... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Biskra, AlgeriaMohamed Khider (Arabic: محمد خضر) (March 13, 1912, Biskra, Algeria – January 4, 1967, Madrid,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Oran, AlgeriaCheb Hasni (Arabic: الشاب حسني), born Hasni Chakroun (1 February 1968 – 29 September 1994),... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaDaniel Auteuil (French pronunciation: [danjɛl otœj]; born 24 January 1950) is a French actor... more on Wikipedia
Dallal Merwa AchourAge: 25
Birthplace: Blida, AlgeriaDallal Merwa Achour is an Algerian volleyball player. Achour has been selected to play for the... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sidon, Sidon District, LebanonFadl Abdulrahman Shamandar better known as Fadl Shaker is a prominent Lebanese singer of... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaSouad Massi (سعاد ماسي), born August 23, 1972, is an Algerian Berber singer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
Jean PélégriDec. at 83 (1920-2003)
Birthplace: BougaraJean Pélégri (June 20, 1920 – September 24, 2003) was a writer and professor of literature.... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: M'Sila, AlgeriaSheikh Abdelaziz Saghir Dakhane is a professor of Islam and Researcher in the Field of Hadeeth... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bir Mourad Raïs, AlgeriaLouis Pierre Althusser (UK: , US: ; French: [altysɛʁ]; 16 October 1918 – 22 October 1990) was... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Medea, AlgeriaJean Richepin (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ ʁiʃpɛ̃]; 4 February 1849 – 12 December 1926) was a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaTony Gatlif (born as Michel Dahmani on 10 September 1948 in Algiers) is a French film director... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tébessa, AlgeriaRobert Merle (French: [mɛʁl]; 28 August 1908 – 27 March 2004) was a French novelist.
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaJacques Rancière (French: [ʁɑ̃sjɛʁ]; born 1940) is a French philosopher, Professor of... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algeria, Africa, ConstantineClaude Cohen-Tannoudji (born 1 April 1933) is a French physicist. He shared the 1997 Nobel... more on Wikipedia
Mohammed DibDec. at 83 (1920-2003)
Birthplace: Algeria, Tlemcen, Tlemcen Province, AfricaMohammed Dib (Arabic: محمد ديب; 21 July 1920 – 2 May 2003) was an Algerian author. He wrote... more on Wikipedia
Henri LanoëAge: 91
Birthplace: Oran, AlgeriaHenri Lanoë is a film editor, film score composer and screenwriter.
Birthplace: Tlemcen, AlgeriaPatrick Maurice Benguigui (French: [bɛnɡiɡi]; born 14 May 1959), better known by his stage... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: M'Sila, AlgeriaMohammed Lakhdar-Hamina (Arabic: محمد الأخضر حمينة; born in M'sila on 26 February 1930) is an... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaJacques Attali (French: [ʒak atali]; born 1 November 1943) is a French economic and social... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Oran, AlgeriaAhmed Mekky (Arabic: أحمد مكي) is an Algerian born Egyptian actor, writer, director and... more on Wikipedia
Sarra BelhocineAge: 26
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaSarra Belhocine is an Algerian volleyball player. She played on the Algerian women's... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tébessa, AlgeriaAhmed Rachedi (born 1938) is an Algerian film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sidi Bel Abbès, AlgeriaGaston Maurice Julia (3 February 1893 – 19 March 1978) was a French mathematician who devised... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Algiers, AlgeriaDidier Bourdon (French pronunciation: [didje buʁdɔ̃]; born 23 January 1959) is a French... more on Wikipedia