Abdelmalek Benhabyles

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Abdelmalek Benhabyles عبد المالك بن حابيليس
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President of Algeria
In office
11 January 1992 – 14 January 1992
Prime MinisterSid Ahmed Ghozali
Preceded byChadli Bendjedid
Succeeded byMohamed Boudiaf (as Chairman of the High Council of State)
Personal details
Born(1921-04-27)27 April 1921
Beni Aziz, French Algeria
Died28 December 2018(2018-12-28) (aged 97)
Algiers, Algeria

Abdelmalek Benhabylès (Arabic: عبد المالك بن حبيلس‎, 27 April 1921 – 28 December 2018)[1][2] was an Algerian politician. He was born in Chevreuil. He was a chairman of the Constitutional Council from 11 January 1992 until 14 January 1992, thus was acting head of state when the military ousted Chadli Bendjedid.[3][4] He received the 1st Class, Grand Cordon of Order of the Rising Sun on 17 December 2012.[5]


  1. ^ https://www.dzbreaking.com/2018/12/31/president-bouteflika-hails-late-abdelmalek-benhabyless-activism/
  2. ^ http://dia-algerie.com/deces-dabdelmalek-benhabyles-president-conseil-constitutionnel-chadli/
  3. ^ Rowland, Jacky (13 Jan 1992). "Algeria cancels polls". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 Feb 2016.
  4. ^ Rulers[unreliable source?]
  5. ^ "Ambassade du Japon en Algerie". www.dz.emb-japan.go.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-09-15.
Political offices
Preceded by
Chadli Bendjedid
President of Algeria

Succeeded by
Mohamed Boudiaf
as Chairman of the High Council of State