Moncef Marzouki

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Moncef Marzouki
المنصف المرزوقي
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President of Tunisia
In office
13 December 2011 – 31 December 2014
Prime Minister Beji Caid el Sebsi
Hamadi Jebali
Ali Laarayedh
Mehdi Jomaa
Preceded by Fouad Mebazaa (Acting)
Succeeded by Beji Caid Essebsi
Leader of the Congress for the Republic
In office
24 July 2001 – 13 December 2011
Deputy Abderraouf Ayadi
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Abderraouf Ayadi
Personal details
Born (1945-07-07) 7 July 1945 (age 73)
Grombalia, Tunisia
Political party Congress for the Republic
Spouse(s) Beatrix Rhein
Children 2
Residence Carthage Palace (Official)
Alma mater University of Strasbourg
Religion Sunni Islam
Website Official website

Moncef Marzouki (Arabic: المنصف المرزوقي‎, al-Munṣif al-Marzūqī, born 7 July 1945) is a Tunisian politician.[1][2][3] On 12 December 2011, he was elected President of Tunisia. He served as Interim President of Tunisia from 2011 to 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Veteran human rights activist chosen as Tunisia's new interim president", The Telegraph, 15 November 2011 
  2. Tunisian activist to serve as interim president, CBC News, 12 December 2011 
  3. Jacobs, Donna (5 April 2013), "Tunisia's bold gamble on democracy: 'One day or another, we will win'", Diplomat & International Canada