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 Minister Sid Ahmed Ghozali
Preceded by Chadli Bendjedid
Succeeded by Mohamed Boudiaf (as Chairman of the High Council of State)
Personal details
Born (1921-04-27) 27 April 1921 (age 96)
Beni Aziz, Algeria

Abdelmalek Benhabyles (Arabic: عبد المالك بن حبيلس‎, born 27 April 1921) is 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.[1][2] He received the 1st Class, Grand Cordon of Order of the Rising Sun on 17 December 2012.[3]


  1. ^ Rowland, Jacky (13 Jan 1992). "Algeria cancels polls". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 Feb 2016. 
  2. ^ Rulers[unreliable source?]
  3. ^ "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