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Here's an extensive list of famous people from Tunisia, 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 Tunisia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Tunisia 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 Tunisia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Samir Bakaou and Riadh Bouazizi.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Tunisia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Tunisia?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Claudia Cardinale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 80
Claudia Cardinale is a Tunisian-born actress of Sicilian parentage who appeared in some of the most prominent European films of the 1960s and 1970s. Notable credits include Luchino Visconti's ...more

Bertrand Delanoë is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 68
Bertrand Delanoë is a French politician who was mayor of Paris from 25 March 2001 to 5 April 2014. He is a member of the Socialist Party.

Latifa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Latifa Bint Alayah Al Arfaoui, better known as Latifa, is a Tunisian pop singer, Latifa standing for gentle in Arabic.

Hend Sabri is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 39
Hend Sabry is a Tunisian actress. Recently she starred as "'Ola" in the comedic Arab television drama Ayza Atgawiz. She played the main protagonist in the series in which her character ...more

Mohamed Bouazizi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Dec. at 27 (1984-2011)
Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi was a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he ...more

Albert Memmi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 98
Albert Memmi is a French writer and essayist of Tunisian-Jewish origin.

Michel Boujenah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 66
Michel Boujenah is a French actor, comedian, film director and screenwriter.

Isabelle Doval is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 56
Isabelle Doval is an actress, film director, and screenwriter.

Amine Bannour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 28
Amine Bannour is a Tunisian handball player.

Wael Jallouz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 27
Wael Jallouz is a Tunisian handball player.

José Miguel García Ascot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Dec. at 59 (1927-1986)
José Miguel García Ascot was a screenwriter.

Silvan Shalom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 60
Silvan Shalom is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and Minister for Regional Development, Minister for the Development of the Negev and Galilee and ...more

Tarak Ben Ammar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Tarak Ben Ammar age 69
Tarak Ben Ammar is an international movie producer and distributor, He is famous for his interest in artistic movies, especially when they are related to Mediterranean culture or require North ...more

Racha Soula is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Racha Soula age 25
Racha Soula is a Tunisian rower. She competed in the single sculls race at the 2012 Summer Olympics and placed 3rd in Final E and 27th overall.

Ghada Hassine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Ghada Hassine age 25
Ghada Hassine is a weightlifter.

Mahmoud Gharbi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 37
Mahmoud Gharbi is a Tunisian handball player.

Jaleleddine Touati is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 36
Jaleleddine Touati is a Tunisian handball player, playing for Dunkerque. He competed for the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where the Tunisian team reached the ...more

Hamza Nagga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Hamza Nagga age 28
Hamza Nagga is a Tunisian volleyball player. He is 196 cm high and plays as opposite hitter.

Férid Boughedir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 75
Férid Boughedir is a Tunisian film director and screenwriter. He has directed five films since 1983. His film Caméra d'Afrique was screened at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival. In ...more

Raja Amari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Raja Amari age 47
Raja Amari is a Tunisian film director.

Aymen Toumi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 29
Aymen Toumi is a Tunisian handball player for HBC Nantes, French team in the LNH Division 1. He was born in Sousse. He competed for the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in ...more

Serge Bramly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Serge Bramly age 70
Serge Bramly is a French-language writer and essayist.

Oussama Hosni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
age 26
Oussama Hosni is a Tunisian handball player.

Marc Gicquel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Marc Gicquel age 41
Marc Gicquel is a professional male tennis player from France.

Mofida Tlatli is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Tunisia
Mofida Tlatli age 72
Moufida Tlatli is a Tunisian film director. She was the first Arab woman to direct a full featured-film in the Arab World.