عبد العزيز بوتفليقة
|President of Algeria|
|Assumed office |
27 April 1999
|Prime Minister||Smail Hamdani|
|Preceded by||Liamine Zéroual|
|Born||2 March 1937|
Oujda, French Morocco
|Political party||National Liberation Front|
Abdelaziz Bouteflika (born March 2, 1937) is an Algerian politician. Since 1999, he is the ninth President of Algeria. He was President at the end of the bloody Algerian Civil War in 2002. He ended emergency rule in February 2011 during Arab Spring.
He has also been President of the United Nations General Assembly.
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- Roger East, Richard Thomas (2003). Profiles of people in power: the world's government leaders. Europa Publications. p. 7. ISBN 1-85743-126-X.
- Dalila Belkheir and Khadidja B. "Bouteflika : Maquisard, Ministre et Président de la république". Ennahar Online. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
- "Abdelaziz Bouteflika." NNDB: Tracking the Entire World. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2011. .