Ben Bella Ahmed

Ben Bel·la

 (bĕn bĕl′ə), Ahmed 1918-2012.
Algerian revolutionary leader. Active in the Algerian nationalist movement after World War II, he became independent Algeria's first prime minister (1962) and its first elected president (1963) but was ousted in a coup (1965).
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