Abdelhamid Brahimi

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Abdelhamid Brahimi
Prime Minister of Algeria
In office
22 January 1984 – 11 November 1988
President Chadli Bendjedid
Preceded by Mohamed Ben Ahmed Abdelghani
Succeeded by Kasdi Merbah (as Head of Government)
Personal details
Born 2 April 1936
Constantine, Algeria
Nationality Algerian
Political party National Liberation Front (Algeria)
Alma mater Ohio State University (Ph.D.)
Occupation economist
Known for economic reforms

Dr. Abdelhamid Brahimi (Arabic: عبد الحميد براهيمي‎) (born April 2, 1936, in Constantine, Algeria) is an Algerian who first served as minister of planning[1] before becoming the prime minister of Algeria under Chadli Bendjedid. He served as PM from January 22, 1984, until November 5, 1988.[2] He has written several books, particularly about violence in Algeria.


  1. ^ Stone, Martin (1997). The Agony of Algeria. Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231109116. 
  2. ^ Henry, Clement M.; Springborg, Robert (2001-09-13). Globalization and the Politics of Development in the Middle East. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521626316. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Mohamed Ben Ahmed Abdelghani
Prime Minister of Algeria
Succeeded by
Kasdi Merbah