Ahmed Tewfik El Madani

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Ahmed Tewfik el Madani

Ahmed Tewfik El Madani (also spelled Ahmad Toufik al-Medani etc.) (1899–1983) was an Algerian nationalist leader during the Algerian War of Independence (1954–61), and a minister of the GPRA, a provisional exile government of the Front de libération nationale (FLN). He belonged to the Association of the Ulema, an Islamic organization that formed a main pillar of the nationalist movement. After the war, he became an acclaimed historian. Madani was of Turkish origin.[1]



  • McDougall, James (2006), History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521843731 .