Famous Algerian Men

Vote for Your Favourite Algerian Men

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

 1 
Riyad Mahrez
(French Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Riyad Mahrez
56
Birthdate: February 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France

Riyad Mahrez is a professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Manchester City and the Algerian national team. He began his youth career playing for French club AAS Sarcelles and turned professional in 2009. He represented Algeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In the 2015–16 season, he was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year.

 2 
Hamza Bendelladj
(Computer engineer)
Hamza Bendelladj
16
Birthdate: January 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tizi Ouzou, Algeria
 3 
Islam Slimani
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Islam Slimani
21
Birthdate: June 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 4 
Khaled
(Musician)
Khaled
18
Birthdate: February 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
 5 
Saïd Benrahma
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Saïd Benrahma
11
Birthdate: August 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aïn Témouchent, Algeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 6 
Ismaël Bennacer
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ismaël Bennacer
11
Birthdate: December 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arles, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Yacine Brahimi
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger and attacking midfielder)
Yacine Brahimi
14
Birthdate: February 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Sofiane Feghouli
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Sofiane Feghouli
11
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Jacques Torres
(Chef)
Jacques Torres
15
Birthdate: June 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, French Algeria
 10 
St. Augustine
(Theologian, Philosopher and One of the Most Important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period.)
St. Augustine
28
Birthdate: November 13, 0354
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Thagaste
Died: August 28, 0430

Saint Augustine was a philosopher, theologian, and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Roman North Africa. His writings are often credited with influencing the growth of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He is also regarded as one of the Latin Church's most important Church Fathers in the Patristic Period. Among his many important works are Confessions and On Christian Doctrine.

 11 
Soolking
(Singer)
Soolking
6
Birthdate: December 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: El Hammamet, Algeria
 12 
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(President of Algeria (1999 - 2019))
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
13
Birthdate: March 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: September 17, 2021

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is an Algerian politician who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1963 to 1979. In 1999, he became the seventh president of Algeria and served in that position for nearly 20 years, becoming Algeria's longest-serving head of state. During his presidency, Abdelaziz Bouteflika oversaw the end of the Algerian Civil War.

 13 
Faouzi Ghoulam
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Faouzi Ghoulam
10
Birthdate: February 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Ahmed Ben Bella
(1st President of Algeria)
Ahmed Ben Bella
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maghnia, Algeria
Died: April 11, 2012

Ahmed Ben Bella, Algeria’s first president, had humble beginnings, as the son of a farmer and small-time businessman. He once went to prison after robbing a post office to fund his revolutionary operations and later formed the National Liberation Front to fight against the French colonial reign.

 15 
Baghdad Bounedjah
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Baghdad Bounedjah
14
Birthdate: November 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
François Pinault
(Businessperson, founder of the luxury group Kering and the investment company Artémis)
François Pinault
9
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Les Champs-Géraux, Côtes d'Armor, Brittany, France
 17 
Masinissa
(Former King of Numidia (202 - 148 BC))
Masinissa
2
Birthdate: 0238 AD
Birthplace: Mascula, Algeria
Died: 0148 AD

Masinissa was a 2nd-century BC king of the North African kingdom of Numidia. While he initially fought against the Romans, supporting Carthage in Spain, he later joined the Roman forces and emerged victorious in the Battle of the Great Plains. He ruled for over 5 decades, until age 90.

 18 
Jugurtha
(King)
Jugurtha
1
Birthdate: 0160 AD
Birthplace: Cirta, Algeria
Died: 0104 AD
 19 
Rayan Aït-Nouri
(French and Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back or a Wing-Back)
Rayan Aït-Nouri
5
Birthdate: June 6, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreuil, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Youcef Atal
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Youcef Atal
3
Birthdate: May 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boghni, Algeria
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Yasser Larouci
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Yasser Larouci
4
Birthdate: January 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El Oued, Algeria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Luca Zidane
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Luca Zidane
14
Birthdate: May 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marseille, France

Luca Zidane is a French professional footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Rayo Vallecano. The son of former footballer Zinedine Zidane, Luca was introduced to the sport early on. He joined the Real Madrid youth academy as a child and made his professional debut for Real Madrid in 2016. His father manages his career. 

 23 
Rachid Taha
(Singer)
Rachid Taha
3
Birthdate: September 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sig, Algeria
Died: September 12, 2018
 24 
Houssem Aouar
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Houssem Aouar
15
Birthdate: June 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Ptolemy of Mauretania
(King)
Ptolemy of Mauretania
2
Birthdate: 0009 AD
Birthplace: Cherchell, Algeria
Died: 0040 AD
 26 
Enrico Macias
(Singer-songwriter whose 1960s singles)
Enrico Macias
6
Birthdate: December 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
 27 
Nabil Bentaleb
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Nabil Bentaleb
6
Birthdate: November 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lille, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Alain Chabat
(French Actor, Director, Producer, Comedian, Screenwriter, and Television Presenter)
Alain Chabat
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria

Alain Chabat is a French actor, director, producer, comedian, screenwriter, and television presenter. He came into prominence in 1987, when he formed the comedy group, Les Nuls. Alain Chabat's popularity increased in 1997, when he wrote and directed a comedy film titled Didier in which he played the title role. The film won him the César Award for Best Debut.

 29 
Raïs M'Bolhi
(Algerian Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Raïs M'Bolhi
7
Birthdate: April 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Ahmad al-Buni
(Mathematician)
Ahmad al-Buni
0
Birthplace: Annaba, Algeria
Died: 1225 AD
 31 
Djamel Belmadi
(French and Algerian Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Djamel Belmadi
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Champigny-sur-Marne, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Abdelhamid Ben Badis
(Educator)
Abdelhamid Ben Badis
5
Birthdate: December 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: April 16, 1940
 33 
Adlène Guedioura
(Algerian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Adlène Guedioura
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Ishak Belfodil
(Algerian Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Ishak Belfodil
5
Birthdate: January 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mostaganem, Algeria
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 35 
Rabah Madjer
(Algerian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Rabah Madjer
3
Birthdate: December 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hussein Dey, Algeria
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Aissa Mandi
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Aissa Mandi
2
Birthdate: October 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Châlons-en-Champagne, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Rayan Cherki
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as Attacking Midfielder)
Rayan Cherki
12
Birthdate: August 17, 2003
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Houari Boumediene
(2nd President of Algeria (1976 - 1978))
Houari Boumediene
4
Birthdate: August 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guelma, Algeria
Died: December 27, 1978

Algerian army colonel Houari Boumediene was part of the rebellion against the French for his country’s independence. He became the president of Algeria following the coup of 1965. While he maintained cordial relations with the Soviet bloc, he also strengthened his country’s industrial ties with the West.

 39 
Claude Lelouch
(French Writer, Film Director, Actor, Cinematographer, and Producer)
Claude Lelouch
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
 40 
Ramy Bensebaini
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back / Centre-Back)
Ramy Bensebaini
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Yacine Adli
(French-Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Yacine Adli
4
Birthdate: July 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 42 
Reda Kateb
(Actor)
Reda Kateb
0
Birthdate: July 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 43 
Adam Ounas
(French and Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger or Attacking Midfielder)
Adam Ounas
3
Birthdate: November 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chambray-lès-Tours, France
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 44 
Rachid Ghezzal
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Rachid Ghezzal
5
Birthdate: May 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Décines-Charpieu, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Adil Aouchiche
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Adil Aouchiche
3
Birthdate: July 15, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 46 
Jacques Rancière
(Philosopher)
Jacques Rancière
2
Birthdate: June 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
 47 
Larbi Ben M'hidi
(Algerian Nationalist Leader and a Co-Founder of the 'Front de Libération Nationale')
Larbi Ben M'hidi
0
Birthdate: 1923 AD
Birthplace: Aïn M'lila, Algeria
Died: March 4, 1957

A co-founder of the Algerian nationalist political party Front de Libération Nationale, Larbi Ben M'hidi was a revolutionary leader who made a prominent contribution to the Algerian war of independence. He was eventually captured and executed by the French forces but is remembered as a national hero.

 48 
Hillal Soudani
(French and Algerian Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Hillal Soudani
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chlef, Algeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Amine Gouiri
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Amine Gouiri
9
Birthdate: February 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bourgoin-Jallieu, France
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
Kateb Yacine
(Algerian Writer Best Remembered For His Plays and Novels)
Kateb Yacine
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantine
Died: October 28, 1989

Kateb Yacine was an Algerian writer best remembered for his plays and novels. Yacine was politically active and was an important member of the Algerian Communist Party. He also gave lectures with the support of the Algerian People's Party.