|President of the Provisional Executive Council of Algeria|
July 3, 1962 – September 20, 1962
|Preceded by||Benyoucef Benkhedda|
|Succeeded by||Ferhat Abbas|
30 January 1911|
Amalou, Béjaïa Province
|Died||13 May 1991
Abderrahmane Farès (Arabic: عبدالرحمن فارس; ALA-LC: ʿAbd ar-Raḥman Fāris; Kabyle: Ɛebderaḥman Fares ⵄⴻⴱⴷⴻⵔⴰⵃⵎⴰⵏ ⴼⴰⵔⴻⵙ; January 30, 1911 – May 13, 1991) was the Chairman of the Provisional Executive of Algeria from 3 July 1962 to 20 September 1962.
Farès, who was born in Amalou, Béjaïa Province, was a lawyer by profession. After the Second World War, Farès was elected to municipal council and the general council of Algiers. In the 1945 French Constituent Assembly election, Farès was the fourth candidate of the Union and Social Progress List for the Muslim non-citizen constituency of Algiers (which had four seats in total). The list won three of the four seats. When the elected Constituent Assembly member Bachir Abdelouahab resigned, Farès overtook his seat in the Assembly on March 14, 1946. He sat in the French Section of the Workers' International (Social-Democrats) parliamentary group.
In the Constituent Assembly he was included in the Interior, Algeria and General Administration Commission.
- "Biographies des députés de la IVe République: Abderrahmane FARÈS", National Assembly of France (in French), retrieved 2009-12-21
Benyoucef Ben Khedda
(As head of the GPRA)
|Chief of the Executive
(As Provisional President of Algeria)
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