Famous Algerian Poets

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 1 Hélène Cixous

Hélène Cixous
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: June 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oran

Hélène Cixous is a professor, poet, playwright, rhetorician, literary critic, philosopher, and French feminist writer. She is best known for writing an article titled The Laugh of the Medusa, which earned her popularity and established her as a thinker in post-structural feminism.

 2 Martianus Capella

Martianus Capella
Famous As: Prose writer
Birthdate: 0360 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0428 AD
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 3 Moufdi Zakaria

Moufdi Zakaria
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghardaia
Died: August 17, 1977

 4 Ahlam Mosteghanemi

Ahlam Mosteghanemi
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Constantine

Ahlam Mosteghanemi became the first female author from Algeria to have her books translated from Arabic to English. Daughter of militant activist Mohammed Cherif, Ahlam is known for her bestselling novels such as Memory of the Flesh. Her works reflect her fight against fundamentalism and corruption.

 5 Mohammed Dib

Mohammed Dib
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tlemcen, Algeria
Died: May 2, 2003

 6 Lounés Matoub

Lounés Matoub
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Béni-Aïssi, Algeria
Died: June 25, 1998

 7 Rachid Boudjedra

Rachid Boudjedra
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aïn Beïda, Algeria
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 8 Malek Haddad

Malek Haddad
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: June 2, 1978

 9 Jean Amrouche

Jean Amrouche
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ighil Ali, Algeria
Died: April 16, 1962

 10 Jean Sénac

Jean Sénac
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beni Saf, Algeria
Died: August 30, 1973

 11 Henri Kréa

Henri Kréa
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Died: December 6, 2000