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List of famous politicians from Tunisia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Tunisian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Tunisian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Tunisia and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Tunisia, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List is made up of politicians like Ali Laarayedh and Georges Adda.

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Afif Chelbi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Afif Chelbi age 65 Afif Chelbi is a Tunisian politician. He was the Minister of Industry and Technology between 2004 and 2011.

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Ahmed Friaa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Ahmed Friaa age 69 Ahmed Friaa was the Minister of the Interior of Tunisia for two weeks in January 2011, during the peak of Tunisian revolution.

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Ali Laarayedh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Ali Laarayedh age 63 Ali Laarayedh is a Tunisian politician who was Prime Minister of Tunisia from 2013 to 2014. Previously he served in the government as the Minister of the Interior from 2011 to 2013. Following ...more

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Bechir Tekkari is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Bechir Tekkari age 66 Bechir Tekkari is a Tunisian politician. He is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Prior to this, he was the Minister of Justice and Human Rights.

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Chedli Klibi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Chedli Klibi age 93 Chedli Klibi, is a Tunisian politician. He was secretary general of the Arab League, and the only non-Egyptian to hold the post.

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Farhat Rajhi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Farhat Rajhi age 66 Farhat Rajhi is a Tunisian politician. He was interim minister of interior affairs between January 27 and March 28, 2011, in the government of Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi.

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Frédéric Mitterrand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
age 71 Frédéric Mitterrand, a French and Tunisian citizen, is a former French Minister of Culture and Communication. Throughout his career, he has been an actor, screenwriter, television ...more

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Georges Adda is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Georges Adda Died at 92 (1916-2008) Georges Adda, was a Tunisian politician and trade unionist, and a former leader of the Tunisian Communist Party.

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Habib Bourguiba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Habib Bourguiba Died at 97 (1903-2000) Habib Bourguiba was a Tunisian statesman who became the country's first President of the Republic of Tunisia from 1957 to 1987. Having worked as a lawyer in France in the 1920s, he returned to ...more

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Habib Chatty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Habib Chatty Died at 75 (1916-1991) Habib Chatty was a Tunisian politician and diplomat. He served as the fourth Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation from 1979 to 1984.

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Habib Essid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Habib Essid age 69 Habib Essid is a Tunisian politician who has been Prime Minister of Tunisia since 6 February 2015. He is the first prime minister to be appointed following the adoption of the new constitution ...more

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Habiba Zehi Ben Romdhane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Habiba Zehi Ben Romdhane age 68 Habiba Zehi Ben Romdhane is Tunisia's health minister. She took office in the interim Tunisian government which began on January 28, 2011, after protests had dislodged a longstanding ...more

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Hamadi Jebali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Hamadi Jebali age 69 Hamadi Jebali is a Tunisian engineer, Islamist politician and journalist who was Prime Minister of Tunisia from December 2011 to March 2013. He was the Secretary-General of the Ennahda Movement, ...more

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Hatem Ben Salem is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Hatem Ben Salem age 62 Hatem Ben Salem is a Tunisian politician. He was the Minister of Education under former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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Mohamed Agrebi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Mohamed Agrebi age 57 Mohamed Agrebi is a Tunisian politician. He is the former Minister of Employment and Vocational Training. Agrebi was born in Nabeul, Tunisia. He received a PhD from the University of Tunis. He ...more

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Mohamed Ghannouchi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
age 77 Mohamed Ghannouchi is a Tunisian politician and former Prime Minister of Tunisia. Regarded as a technocrat, Ghannouchi was a long-standing figure in the Tunisian government under President Ben ...more

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Mohamed Naceur Ammar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Mohamed Naceur Ammar age 61 Mohamed Naceur Ammar is a Tunisian politician. He served as the Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies under former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from January 2010 to January 2011.

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Mohamed Ridha Chalghoum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Mohamed Ridha Chalghoum age 56 Mohamed Ridha Chalghoum is a Tunisian politician. He is the Minister of Finance.

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Moncef Marzouki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Moncef Marzouki age 73 Mohamed Moncef Marzouki is a Tunisian politician who was President of Tunisia from 2011 to 2014. Through his career he has been a human rights activist, physician and politician. On 12 December ...more

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Rashid al-Ghannushi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
age 77 Rashid al-Ghannushi, also spelled Rachid al-Ghannouchi or Rached al-Ghannouchi, is a Tunisian politician, co-founder of the Ennahda Movement and serving as its "intellectual leader". ...more

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Ridha Grira is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Ridha Grira age 63 Ridha Grira is a Tunisian politician.

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Samir Labidi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Samir Labidi age 56 Samir Labidi is a Tunisian politician. He is the former Communications Minister. Prior to this, he was the Minister of Youth, Sports, and Physical Education.

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Slaheddine Malouche is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Slaheddine Malouche age 62 Slaheddine Malouche is a Tunisian politician. He is the former Minister of Equipment, Housing, and Land Development.

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Slim Amamou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Tunisia
Slim Amamou age 41 Slim Amamou is a Tunisian blogger and the former Secretary of State for Sport and Youth, deputy to the Minister for Youth and Sports. He resigned on the week of May 25, 2011 in protest of the ...more