First Lady of Tunisia

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The First Lady of Tunisia usually refers to the wife of the President of Tunisia. It is not a public office nor an official title.

First Ladies of Tunisia[edit]

Name Term Begins Term Ends President of Tunisia
Moufida Bourguiba 25 July 1957 21 July 1961 (Divorced)[1] Habib Bourguiba
Office Vacant 21 July 1961 12 April 1962 Habib Bourguiba
Wassila Bourguiba[1] 12 April 1962 (Married)[1] 7 November 1987 Habib Bourguiba
Naïma Ben Ali 7 November 1987 1988 (Divorced) Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Office Vacant 1988 26 March 1992 Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Leïla Ben Ali 26 March 1992 (Married)[2] 14 January 2011[3] Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
 ? 14 January 2011 15 January 2011 Mohamed Ghannouchi (Acting)
 ? 15 January 2011 13 December 2011 Fouad Mebazaa
Béatrice Marzouki 13 December 2011 Present Moncef Marzouki

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Borsten, Joan (1985-06-16). "Arab World`s Most Powerful Woman". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  2. ^ Gauthier-Villars, David (2010-06-20). "How 'The Family' Controlled Tunisia". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Tunisia's ex-first lady to tell her "truth" in memoir". Reuters. 2012-04-04. Retrieved 2012-08-09.