List of Maghrebis

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People of mixed Maghrebi and European ancestry[edit]

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  • Cédric Ben Abdallah (Ben) - French humorist, Algerian father and French mother
  • Robert Abdesselam - French politician and tennis player, Algerian father and French mother
  • Ramzi Abid - Canadian professional ice hockey player, Tunisian father and Scottish mother
  • Karima Adebibe - English model and actress, Moroccan father and Greek-Irish mother
  • Fu'ad Aït Aattou - French Actor, Moroccan Berber father and French mother
  • Isabelle Adjani - French actress, Algerian father and German mother
  • Alejandro Agag - Spanish businessman and former politician, Algerian father and Spanish mother
  • Laurent Agouazi - Soccer player, Algerian father and French mother
  • Natacha Amal - Belgian Actress, Moroccan father and Russian mother
  • Amina Allam - Moroccan model, Moroccan father and Finnish mother
  • Aure Atika - French actress, French father and Moroccan mother
  • Malika Ayane - Italian singer, Moroccan father and Italian mother
  • Isabelle Adjani - French actress, Algerian father and German mother
  • Samir Barris - Belgian singer, Algerian father and Flemish Belgian mother
  • Alain Bashung - French singer, songwriter and actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Kader Belarbi - French choreographer, Algerian father and French mother
  • Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - French-Tunisian actor, philosopher, and writer, Tunisia father and French mother
  • Catherine Belkhodja - French artist, actress and film director. Algerian father and a French mother
  • Jeanne Benameur - French writer, Tunisian father and Italian mother
  • Djemila Benhabib - Canadian opponent of Muslim fundamentalism, Algerian father and Cypriot mother
  • Farouk Bermouga - French actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Dany Boon - French actor, Algerian father and French mother. Best-paid actor in European film history
  • Assaad Bouab - Moroccan actor, Moroccan father and French mother.
  • Yasmine Bleeth - American actress, American Jewish father and Algerian mother
  • Ali Boulala - Swedish professional skateboarder, Algerian father and Swedish mother
  • Josef Boumedienne - Swedish professional hockey defenceman, Algerian father and Finnish mother
  • Nina Bouraoui - French writer, Algerian father and French mother
  • Daniel Brückner - Soccer player, Algerian father and German mother
  • Bushido - German Rapper, Tunisian father and German mother
  • Mehdi Carcela-González - Moroccan Soccer player, Spanish father and Moroccan mother
  • Nicolas Cazalé - French actor, French father and Algerian mother
  • Sara Chafak - Finnish beauty pageant titleholder, Moroccan father and Finnish mother
  • Manuel da Costa - Soccer player, Portuguese father and Moroccan mother
  • Gérald Darmanin - Mayor of Tourcoing, Algerian grand-father
  • Sofia Essaidi - Moroccan French singer, Moroccan father and French mother
  • Michaël Fabre - French Soccer player, Algerian father and French mother
  • Adrien Gallo - French musician and actor, French father and Algerian mother
  • Julien Gerbi - French race car driver, Algerian father and French mother
  • Mehdi El Glaoui - French actor, Moroccan father and French mother
  • Brice Guilbert - French singer, French father and Moroccan mother
  • Touriya Haoud - Dutch actress, Moroccan father and Macedonian mother
  • Hédi Kaddour - French writer, Tunisian father and French mother
  • Hakim El Karoui - French politician, Tunisian father and French mother
  • Saïd El Khadraoui - Belgian politician, Moroccan father and Flemish Belgian mother
  • Sami Khedira - German football player, Tunisian father and German mother
  • Jonas Hassen Khemiri - Swedish novelist, Tunisian father and Swedish mother
  • Reem Kherici - French actress, Tunisian father and Italian mother
  • Taïg Khris - French inline skater, Algerian father and Greek mother
  • Simone Lahbib - Scottish actress, Algerian father and Scottish mother
  • Medhi Lacen - French Soccer player, Algerian father and Italian mother
  • Hind Laroussi Tahiri - Dutch singer, Moroccan father and Dutch mother
  • Maïwenn Le Besco and Isild Le Besco - French actress, Algerian grandfather
  • Amine Lecomte - Soccer player, French father and Moroccan mother
  • Jalil Lespert - French actor, French father and Algerian mother
  • Sheryfa Luna - French singer, Algerian father and French mother
  • Ali Magoudi - French psychanalyst and writer, Algerian father and Polish mother
  • Florian Makhedjouf - Soccer player, Algerian father and Italian mother
  • Elyas M’Barek - German Actor, Tunisian father and German mother
  • Carl Medjani - French Soccer player, Algerian father and French mother
  • Mourad Meghni - French footballer, Algerian father and Portuguese mother
  • Kad Merad - French actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Maxime Mermoz - French Rugby player, French father and Algerian mother
  • MC Rene - German rapper, Moroccan father and German mother
  • Arnaud Montebourg - French politician, Algerian grandfather, France's Minister of Industrial Renewal
  • Marcel Mouloudji - French singer and actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Cyril Mourali - French actor, Tunisian father and French mother
  • Chazia Mourali - Dutch TV presenter, Tunisian father and Dutch mother
  • Lee Lamrani Ibrahim "Lightning" Murray - British-Moroccan cage fighter turned gangster, Moroccan father and English mother
  • Samy Naceri - French actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Mehdi Nebbou - French actor, Algerian father and German mother
  • Marie-José Nat - French actress, Algerian father and French mother
  • Malika Nedir - Swiss TV presenter, Algerian father and Swiss mother
  • Juliette Noureddine - French singer, Algerian grandfather
  • Laurette Onkelinx - Belgian politician, Belgian father and Algerian mother
  • Artur Partyka - Polish high jumper, Algerian father and Polish mother
  • Édith Piaf - French singer, Moroccan great-grandfather
  • Jérome Polenz - Soccer player, Algerian father and German mother
  • Daniel Prévost - French comedian, Algerian father and French mother
  • Damien Saez - French singer, Spanish father and Algerian mother
  • Leila Sebbar - French writer, Algerian father and French mother
  • Adam Sioui - Canadian college and international swimmer, Algerian father and Canadian mother
  • Myriam Sif - Moroccan singer, Moroccan father and Hungarian mother
  • Hedi Slimane - French fashion designer, Tunisian father and Italian mother
  • Jacques Villeret - French actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Najat Vallaud-Belkacem - first French woman to be appointed Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Research on 25 August 2014, Moroccan father and Spanish grandmother
  • Karim Ziani - French footballer, Algerian Algerian father and French mother
  • Malik Zidi - French actor, Algerian father and French mother
  • Kenza Zouiten - Swedish fashion blogger, Moroccan father and Swedish mother

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People of mixed Maghrebi and Asian ancestry[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "He came from a line of princes or sheikhs of Libyan tribal descent", The New Encyclopaedia Britannica , Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2002, v.7, p.733.
  2. ^ "Macrinus, by race a Moor, from Caesarea ", Cassius Dio, Dio's Rome, Kessinger Publishing, 2004, v.6, p.21
  3. ^ "Lusius Quietus was a Moor, himself a leader of the Moors", Cassius Dio, Dio's Rome, Kessinger Publishing, 2004, v.5, p.117
  4. ^ "... a large Berber landowner like Lollius Urbicus governing Britain and conquering the Scottish lowlands ", Colin Wells, The Roman Empire, Harvard University Press, 2004, p.151
  5. ^ "...the playwright Terence was a Berber", Suzan Raven, Rome in Africa, Routledge, 1993, p.122
  6. ^ a b "Berbers : [...] The best known of them were the Roman author Apuleius, the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, and Augustine of Hippo, whose mother was a berber", Encyclopedia Americana, Scholastic Library Publishing, 2005, v.3, p.569
  7. ^ André Berthier, L'Algérie et son passé (1951), Picard, 1951, p. 25
  8. ^ "Un Berbère converti...", Charles-André Julien, Histoire de l'Afrique du Nord (1951), Payot, 2001, p. 226
  9. ^ "L'insurrection du berbère Tacfarinas...", Charles-André Julien, Histoire de l'Afrique du Nord (1951), Payot, 1951, v.1, p. 126
  10. ^ a b Charles-André Julien, Histoire de l'Afrique du Nord (1951), Payot, 1951, v.1, p.219-222
  11. ^ "Abd-ar-Rahman had lived for some time with his Berber mother's tribe", William Montgomery Watt, A History of Islamic Spain, Edinburgh University Press, 1996, p.29.
  12. ^ "his mother was a Berber slave", The New Encyclopaedia Britannica , Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2002, v.7, p.793.
  13. ^ Philip Khuri Hitti, The Arabs, A Short History, Regnery Gateway, 1996, p.82
  14. ^ http://www.lastprophet.info/en/literature/imam-busiri-and-the-ode-of-the-mantle.html
  15. ^ "Just as the blood of Etruscans and Samnites flowed in the veins of Italian nobles (like Augustus or Vespasian), and that of Celts and Iberians in those of Spanish ones (like Trajan, Hadrian and Marcus), so did the blood of Berbers and Carthaginians flow in the veins of an African noble like Severus.", Neil Faulkner, Rome: empire of the eagles, Pearson Education, 2008, p.244
  16. ^ "Monica his mother was almost certainly a Berber and his father was probably a mixture of Berber and Roman ancestry", Donald Burt, Augustine's World: An Introduction to His Speculative Philosophy, Villanova University