Moncef Marzouki

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Moncef Marzouki
المنصف المرزوقي
4th President of Tunisia
In office
13 December 2011 – 31 December 2014
Prime MinisterBeji Caid el Sebsi
Hamadi Jebali
Ali Laarayedh
Mehdi Jomaa
Preceded byFouad Mebazaa (Acting)
Succeeded byBeji Caid Essebsi
Leader of the Congress for the Republic
In office
24 July 2001 – 13 December 2011
DeputyAbderraouf Ayadi
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAbderraouf Ayadi
Personal details
Born (1945-07-07) 7 July 1945 (age 78)
Grombalia, Tunisia
Political partyCongress for the Republic
Spouse(s)Beatrix Rhein
ResidenceCarthage Palace (Official)
Alma materUniversity of Strasbourg
WebsiteOfficial 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.

A failed presidential candidate, Chahed came in eleventh place in the 2019 election.

In November 2021, Moncef Marzouki was the subject of an international arrest warrant for endangering state security.

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