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

Hannibal.
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Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: 0247 BC
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0184 BC

 2 Ibn Khaldun

Ibn Khaldun.
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Famous As: Historiographer
Birthdate: May 27, 1332
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: March 19, 1406

Ibn Khaldun was an Arab scholar, philosopher, social scientist, and historian. He is often credited with founding the modern disciplines of sociology, historiography, economics, and demography. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the medieval period.

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 3 Tertullian

Tertullian.
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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.

 4 Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale.
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: April 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Goulette

Claudia Cardinale is a Tunisian-born Italian actress who played important roles in some of the most popular Italian and French movies of the 1960s and 1970s. After achieving immense popularity as an actress in Italy, Cardinale starred in the 1963 American comedy film The Pink Panther, which increased her popularity. Claudia Cardinale was also renowned for her beauty.

 5 Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart

 6 Poorna Jagannathan

Poorna Jagannathan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Poorna Jagannathan, the star of the Hindi film Delhi Belly, later gained fame as Safar Khan from HBO’s The Night Of. Her stellar performance in the play Nirbhaya won her an Amnesty International Award. A PETA ambassador, she was also named one of India’s 50 Most Beautiful Women by Femina.

 7 Hamilcar Barca

Hamilcar Barca
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0275 BC
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: 0228 BC
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 8 Mohamed Bouazizi

Mohamed Bouazizi
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Street vendor
Birthdate: March 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia
Died: January 4, 2011
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 9 Dido

Dido
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Tyre, Lebanon
Died: 0759 AD

 10 Beji Caid Essebsi

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

 11 Ons Jabeur

Ons Jabeur
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ksar Hellal, Tunisia

 12 Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

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

 13 Terence

Terence
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 0185 BC
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0159 BC

 14 Sonia Ben Ammar

Sonia Ben Ammar
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: February 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 15 Abdellatif Kechiche

Abdellatif Kechiche
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Film director
Birthdate: December 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis

 16 Salah Mejri

Salah Mejri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oued Melliz, Tunisia

 17 Suha Arafat

Suha Arafat
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

 18 Aemilianus

Aemilianus
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0207 AD
Birthplace: Djerba
Died: 0253 AD

 19 Lina Lazaar

Lina Lazaar
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Famous As: Art critic, Writer
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 20 Cyprian

Cyprian
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0200 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: September 14, 0258

 21 Habib Bourguiba

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

 22 Aymen Abdennour

Aymen Abdennour
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tunisian footballer
Birthdate: August 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sousse, Tunisia

 23 Pope Victor I

Pope Victor I
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Africa Proconsularis, Tunisia
Died: 0199 AD

 24 Pope Gelasius I

Pope Gelasius I
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 0410 AD
Birthplace: Africa Proconsularis, Tunisia
Died: November 19, 0496

 25 Hanno the Navigator

Hanno the Navigator
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Navigator
Birthdate: 0000 BC

 26 Gordian I

Gordian I
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0159 AD
Birthplace: Phrygia
Died: April 12, 0238

 27 Sarah-Sofie Boussnina

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

 28 Dhaffer L'Abidine

Dhaffer L'Abidine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Actor, Football Player
Birthdate: November 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 29 Malek Jaziri

Malek Jaziri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: January 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bizerte, Tunisia

 30 Hasdrubal Barca

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

 31 Hafsia Herzi

Hafsia Herzi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manosque, France

 32 Moncef Marzouki

Moncef Marzouki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grombalia

 33 Youssef Msakni

Youssef Msakni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis

 34 Balti

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

 35 Rached Ghannouchi

Rached Ghannouchi
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Famous As: Political Figure
Birthdate: June 22, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Al-Hammah, Tunisia

 36 Leïla Ben Ali

Leïla Ben Ali
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: October 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 37 Kenza Fourati

Kenza Fourati
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lille, France

 38 Hatem Trabelsi

Hatem Trabelsi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tunisian footballer
Birthdate: January 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aryanah, Tunisia

 39 Oussama Mellouli

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

 40 Brigitte Engerer

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

 41 Dorra Zarrouk

Dorra Zarrouk
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

 42 Michael Roll

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

 43 Gordian II

Gordian II
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0192 AD
Birthplace: Rome
Died: April 12, 0238

 44 Albert Memmi

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

 45 Bertrand Delanoë

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

 46 Issam Jellali

Issam Jellali
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: March 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunisia

 47 Victor Perez

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

 48 Amel Majri

Amel Majri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: January 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monastir, Tunisia

 49 Mago Barca

Mago Barca
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0243 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0203 AD

 50 Yousri Belgaroui

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