Mohamed Abdelaziz

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Mohamed Abdelaziz
محمد عبد العزيز
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President of the Sahrawi Republic
In office
30 August 1976 – 31 May 2016
Prime Minister Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed
Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed
Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Bouchraya Hammoudi Bayoun
Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Bouchraya Hammoudi Bayoun
Abdelkader Taleb Omar
Preceded by Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Succeeded by Khatri Addouh (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1947-08-17)17 August 1947
Marrakesh, French Morocco or Smara, Spanish Sahara
Died 31 May 2016(2016-05-31) (aged 68)
Political party Polisario Front
Spouse(s) Khadija Hamdi
Alma mater Mohammed V University
Religion Sunni Islam

Mohamed Abdelaziz (Arabic: محمد عبد العزيز; 17 August 1947 – 31 May 2016) was the 3rd Secretary General of the Polisario Front and President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic from 1976 until his death in 2016.

Abdelaziz died on 31 May 2016 from lung cancer, aged 68.[1]

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