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Ali, Zine El Abidene ben

Born: 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
Nationality: Tunisian
Categories: Presidents

1936 – Ali was born in Hammam-Sousse, Tunisia on September 3, 1936.

1964 – Appointed as Chairman of the Defense Ministry’s Military Security.

1977 – Promoted to director-general of National Security at the Ministry of the Interior.

1981 – Became Ambassador to Poland.

1982 – Resumed his position as the head of National Security at the Ministry of the Interior but this time with Cabinet rank.

1987 – Appointed Prime Minister and later President of Tunisia after President Bourguiba declared medically unfit for the duties of the office.

2002 – Called for the United Nations to setup a ‘World Solidarity Fund’.

2004 – Re-elected as President on October 24, 2004.