Talk:Ferhat Abbas

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Birth-date[edit]

The birth-date was changed to August 24th based on Encyclopedia Britannica entry. It is unclear where Britannica got this date. I found several texts that support the October 24th date, but found none other than Britannica and websites that reference either Britannica or Wiki that supported the August 24th date. Part of the reason may be that the significant biographies are in Arabic or French. References: Bernard Reich (1 January 1990). Political Leaders of the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-313-26213-5.  Frank N. Magill (13 May 2013). The 20th Century A-GI: Dictionary of World Biography. Routledge. p. 5. ISBN 1-136-59334-9.  Harris M. Lentz (4 February 2014). Heads of States and Governments Since 1945. Routledge. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-134-26490-2.  Wiseprincebambi (talk) 03:49, 3 November 2014 (UTC)