Tunisian

Find out more about the greatest Tunisians, including Tertullian, Poorna Jagannathan, Claudia Cardinale, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Sami Khedira.

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 1 
Hannibal
(Military General)

Hannibal
6
Birthdate: 0247 BC
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0184 BC

 2 
Hannibal Mejbri
(Football Midfielder)

Hannibal Mejbri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 2003
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ivry-sur-Seine, France

 3 
Dido
(Queen)

Dido
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Tyre, Lebanon
Died: 0759 AD
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 4 

Sonia Ben Ammar
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 5 

Marwan Kenzari
4
Birthdate: January 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Marwan Kenzari is a Tunisian Dutch actor who achieved popularity in 2013 when he won the Golden Calf, the Dutch equivalent of the Oscars, for Best Actor for his portrayal of Majid in the action drama-martial arts film, Wolf. Kenzari went on to achieve international recognition for his portrayal of Joe in the 2020 American superhero film The Old Guard.  

 6 
Ons Jabeur
(Tennis player)

Ons Jabeur
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ksar Hellal, Tunisia

 7 
Beji Caid Essebsi
(Politician)

Beji Caid Essebsi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sidi Bou Said, French protectorate of Tunisia Tunisia
Died: July 25, 2019
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 8 

Hamilcar Barca
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0275 BC
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: 0228 BC

 9 
Salah Mejri
(Basketball Player)

Salah Mejri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oued Melliz, Tunisia

Tertullian
0
Birthdate: 0160 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0225 AD

Born to pagan parents in North Africa, Tertullian was initially gearing up to be a lawyer. Following his conversion to Christianity in Rome at about 40, he became a leader of the African church and wrote several Christian treatises, to eventually become the father of Latin Christianity.

 11 
Azzedine Alaia
(Couturier)

Azzedine Alaia
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: November 18, 2017

 12 
Habib Bourguiba
(Politician, Lawyer)

Habib Bourguiba
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monastir
Died: April 6, 2000

 13 
Omar Rekik
(Footballer Centre-back)

Omar Rekik
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scheveningen, Netherlands

 14 
Dhaffer L'Abidine
(Actor, Football Player)

Dhaffer L'Abidine
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 15 
Lina Lazaar
(Art critic, Writer)

Lina Lazaar
0
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 16 
Aymen Abdennour
(Football player)

Aymen Abdennour
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sousse, Tunisia

 17 
Youssef Msakni
(Football player)

Youssef Msakni
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 18 
Aemilianus
(Emperor)

Aemilianus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0207 AD
Birthplace: Djerba
Died: 0253 AD

 19 
Hafsia Herzi
(Actress)

Hafsia Herzi
2
Birthdate: January 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manosque, France

 20 
Balti
(Singer)

Balti
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 21 
Hatem Trabelsi
(Tunisian footballer)

Hatem Trabelsi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aryanah, Tunisia

 22 

Hanno the Navigator
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 BC

 23 

Sarah-Sofie Boussnina
2
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svendborg, Denmark

Hasdrubal Barca
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0245 BC
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: 0207 BC

 25 

Brigitte Engerer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: June 23, 2012

 26 

Oussama Mellouli
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Marsa, Tunisia

 27 
Dorra Zarrouk
(Actress)

Dorra Zarrouk
0
Birthdate: January 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 28 
Michael Roll
(Basketball player)

Michael Roll
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California, United States

 29 

Victor Perez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: January 21, 1945

 30 
Mohamed Dräger
(Football Right-Back, Right Winger)

Mohamed Dräger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

 31 
Amel Majri
(Football player)

Amel Majri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monastir, Tunisia

 32 
Ferjani Sassi
(Football player)

Ferjani Sassi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aryanah, Tunisia

 33 
Emel Mathlouthi
(Singer, Musician)

Emel Mathlouthi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 34 
Bertrand Delanoë
(Politician)

Bertrand Delanoë
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis

 35 
Fouad Mebazaa
(President)

Fouad Mebazaa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis

 36 
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
(2nd President of Tunisia)

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hammam Sousse, Tunisia
Died: September 19, 2019

 37 
Albert Memmi
(Writer)

Albert Memmi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: May 22, 2020

 38 

Afef Jnifen
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ben Gardane, Tunisia

 39 
Mohamed Bouazizi
(Street vendor)

Mohamed Bouazizi
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia
Died: January 4, 2011

 40 
Mago Barca
(General)

Mago Barca
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0243 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0203 AD

 41 
Latifa
(Singer, Actress)

Latifa
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manouba, Tunisia

 42 
Yousri Belgaroui
(Kickboxer)

Yousri Belgaroui
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 43 
Rym Breidy
(Model, Actress)

Rym Breidy
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 44 
Thekra
(Singer)

Thekra
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oued Ellil, Tunisia
Died: November 28, 2003

 45 

Constantine The African
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 1099 AD

 46 
Terence
(Playwright)

Terence
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0185 BC
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0159 BC

 47 
Nabil Maâloul
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Nabil Maâloul
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 48 
Mourad Bouzidi
(Kickboxer)

Mourad Bouzidi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

 49 
Sophonisba
(Noblewoman)

Sophonisba
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0235 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0203 AD

 50 
Issam Jellali
(Tennis Player)

Issam Jellali
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunisia