Famous Algerian Men

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 1 
Jacques Derrida
(Philosopher)

Jacques Derrida
10
Birthdate: July 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: October 9, 2004

Jacques Derrida was a French philosopher remembered for developing deconstruction, a form of semiotic analysis. Derrida is one of the most influential figures associated with postmodern philosophy and post-structuralism. He also had a major influence on academic disciplines like philosophy, law, political theory, anthropology, applied linguistics, and historiography. He also influenced music, art criticism, art, and architecture.

 2 
Riyad Mahrez
(Association football player)

Riyad Mahrez
24
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.

 3 
St. Augustine
(Theologian, Philosopher and One of the Most Important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period.)

St. Augustine
13
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.

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 4 
Khaled
(Musician)

Khaled
8
Birthdate: February 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria

 5 
Islam Slimani
(Footballer)

Islam Slimani
6
Birthdate: June 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria

 6 
Yacine Brahimi
(Football player - Winger, attacking midfielder)

Yacine Brahimi
4
Birthdate: February 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France

 7 

Jacques Torres
8
Birthdate: June 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, French Algeria
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3
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 9 
Sofiane Feghouli
(Footballer)

Sofiane Feghouli
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret, France

 10 
Ismael Bennacer
(Footballer)

Ismael Bennacer
3
Birthdate: December 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arles, France

 11 
Luca Zidane
(Footballer)

Luca Zidane
6
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. 

 12 
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(President of Algeria (1999-2019))

Abdelaziz Bouteflika
8
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 
Baghdad Bounedjah
(Football player)

Baghdad Bounedjah
2
Birthdate: November 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria

 14 
Saïd Benrahma
(Football player)

Saïd Benrahma
5
Birthdate: August 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aïn Témouchent, Algeria

 15 
François Pinault
(Businessperson, founder of the luxury group Kering and the investment company Artémis)

François Pinault
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Les Champs-Géraux, Côtes d'Armor, Brittany, France

 16 
Soolking
(Singer)

Soolking
2
Birthdate: December 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: El Hammamet, Algeria

 17 
Hamza Bendelladj
(Computer engineer)

Hamza Bendelladj
2
Birthdate: January 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tizi Ouzou, Algeria

 18 
Houssem Aouar
(Football player)

Houssem Aouar
10
Birthdate: June 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France

 19 
Giorgio Chiellini
(Association football player)

Giorgio Chiellini
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Birthdate: August 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pisa

Italian footballer Giorgio Chiellini has made a name for himself as a defender for Juventus and the Italian national team. He had begun his career playing for Livorno at the tender age of 6 and was also part of the bronze-winning national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

 20 
Faouzi Ghoulam
(Football player)

Faouzi Ghoulam
1
Birthdate: February 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France

 21 
Nabil Bentaleb
(Football - Midfielder for Algeria)

Nabil Bentaleb
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lille, France

 22 
Rachid Ghezzal
(Football player)

Rachid Ghezzal
1
Birthdate: May 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Décines-Charpieu, France

 23 
Ahmed Ben Bella
(First President of Algeria)

Ahmed Ben Bella
0
Birthdate: December 26, 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.

 24 
Youcef Atal
(Football player)

Youcef Atal
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Birthdate: May 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boghni, Algeria

 25 
Adam Ounas
(Football player)

Adam Ounas
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chambray-lès-Tours, France

 26 
Adil Aouchiche
(Football player)

Adil Aouchiche
1
Birthdate: July 15, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Blanc-Mesnil, France

 27 
Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
(Consort of the Danish monarch)

Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
2
Birthdate: June 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Talence, France
Died: February 13, 2018

Prince Henrik, husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, was a skilled winemaker and a talented poet, known for his flamboyant lifestyle. He had often publicly expressed his unhappiness over not being named a king and also declared he wouldn’t want to be buried next to his wife.

 28 
Bernard-Henri Lévy
(Intellectual)

Bernard-Henri Lévy
4
Birthdate: November 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Béni Saf, Algeria

 29 
Adlène Guedioura
(Football player)

Adlène Guedioura
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Roche-sur-Yon, France

 30 
Enrico Macias
(Singer-songwriter whose 1960s singles)

Enrico Macias
3
Birthdate: December 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria

 31 
Ishak Belfodil
(Football player)

Ishak Belfodil
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mostaganem, Algeria

 32 
Jugurtha
(King)

Jugurtha
1
Birthdate: 0160 AD
Birthplace: Cirta, Algeria
Died: 0104 AD

 33 
Yvan Attal
(Actor, Director)

Yvan Attal
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Yvan Attal is an Israeli-French actor, director, and screenwriter best known for his work in the film My Wife Is an Actress, for which he received a Cesar Award nomination. He acted in one segment of the film New York, I Love You, and directed another. He also dubs and has dubbed for Tom Cruise’s character in many films.    

 34 
Hillal Soudani
(Football player)

Hillal Soudani
0
Birthdate: November 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chlef, Algeria

 35 
Yacine Adli
(Football player)

Yacine Adli
2
Birthdate: July 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vitry-sur-Seine, France

 36 

Abdelhamid Ben Badis
0
Birthdate: December 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: April 16, 1940

 37 
Aissa Mandi
(Association football player)

Aissa Mandi
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Châlons-en-Champagne, France

 38 
Rayan Cherki
(Football player)

Rayan Cherki
10
Birthdate: August 17, 2003
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lyon, France

 39 
Rayan Aït-Nouri
(Football player)

Rayan Aït-Nouri
3
Birthdate: June 6, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreuil, France

 40 
Jacques Rancière
(Philosopher)

Jacques Rancière
1
Birthdate: June 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria

 41 
Raïs M'Bolhi
(Football player)

Raïs M'Bolhi
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 42 
Amine Gouiri
(Football player)

Amine Gouiri
6
Birthdate: February 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bourgoin-Jallieu, France

 43 
Masinissa
(King)

Masinissa
2
Birthdate: 0238 AD
Birthplace: Mascula, Algeria
Died: 0148 AD

 44 
Djamel Belmadi
(Football player)

Djamel Belmadi
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Champigny-sur-Marne, France

 45 
Rachid Taha
(Singer)

Rachid Taha
3
Birthdate: September 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sig, Algeria
Died: September 12, 2018

 46 
Rabah Madjer
(Football player)

Rabah Madjer
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hussein Dey, Algeria

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Jacques Attali
3
Birthdate: November 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria

French economic and social theorist Jacques Attali was born in Algiers and later moved to Paris with his family. Apart from heading the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, he has established various non-profits and the EUREKA program. He has also penned books such as Labyrinth in Culture and Society.

Ptolemy of Mauretania
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Birthdate: 0009 AD
Birthplace: Cherchell, Algeria
Died: 0040 AD

 49 
Saphir Taïder
(Football player)

Saphir Taïder
0
Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Castres, France

 50 
Yasser Larouci
(Football player)

Yasser Larouci
2
Birthdate: January 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El Oued, Algeria