Famous Algerian Intellectuals & Academics

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St. Augustine
(Theologian, Philosopher and One of the Most Important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period.)
St. Augustine
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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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Jacques Rancière
(Philosopher)
Jacques Rancière
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Birthdate: June 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
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Ahmad al-Buni
(Mathematician)
Ahmad al-Buni
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Birthplace: Annaba, Algeria
Died: 1225 AD
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Abdelhamid Ben Badis
(Educator)
Abdelhamid Ben Badis
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Birthdate: December 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: April 16, 1940
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Ahmad al-Tijani
(Theologian)
Ahmad al-Tijani
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Birthdate: 1735 AD
Birthplace: Aïn Madhi, Algeria
Died: 1815 AD
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Martianus Capella
(Latin Prose Writer, Jurist, and Polymath)
Martianus Capella
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Birthdate: 0360 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0428 AD

Martianus Capella was a Latin prose writer, jurist, and polymath. A native of Madaura, Capella is credited with developing the system of liberal arts education that structured early medieval education. Martianus Capella is also credited with writing an encyclopedic work titled On the Marriage of Philology and Mercury.

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Mouloud Mammeri
(Writer)
Mouloud Mammeri
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Birthdate: December 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taourirt, Algeria
Died: February 26, 1989
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Paul Robert
(French Publisher and Lexicographer Best Known for His Single-Volume French Dictionary 'Petit Robert')
Paul Robert
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Birthdate: October 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ech-Cheliff, Algeria
Died: August 11, 1980

Paul Robert was a French publisher and lexicographer. He is best remembered for his single-volume French dictionary, Petit Robert, which was first published in 1967. Paul Robert is also credited with founding a popular dictionary company called Dictionnaires Le Robert, which is regarded as the most accepted single-volume French language dictionary.