Liamine Zéroual

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Liamine Zéroual
اليمين زروال
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6th President of Algeria
In office
16 November 1995 – 27 April 1999
Acting: 30 January 1994 – 16 November 1995
Prime MinisterRedha Malek
Mokdad Sifi
Ahmed Ouyahia
Smail Hamdani
Preceded byAli Kafi
Succeeded byAbdelaziz Bouteflika
Minister of Defence
In office
10 July 1993 – 11 April 1994
Preceded byKhaled Nezzar
Succeeded byAbdelaziz Bouteflika
Personal details
Born (1941-07-03) 3 July 1941 (age 79)
Batna, Algeria
Political partyIndependent
Military service
AllegianceAlgeria
Branch/serviceArmée de Libération Nationale (ALN)
People's National Army (PNP)
Years of serviceALN 1957-1962
PNP 1962-1989
RankGeneral
CommandsCherchell Military Academy 1981-1982
Tamanrasset Military Region 1982-1984
Battles/warsAlgerian War

Liamine Zéroual (Arabic: اليمين زروالALA-LC: al-Yamīn Zarwāl; Berber: Lyamin Ẓerwal; born 3 July 1941) is an Algerian politician. He was the sixth President of Algeria from 31 January 1994 to 27 April 1999.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. William Maclean, "Algeria ex-leader will not run for top job", Reuters (IOL), 14 January 2009.