Famous Tunisian People

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 1 
Hannibal
(Carthaginian General and Statesman)
Hannibal
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0247 BC
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: 0183 BC
 2 
Hamilcar Barca
(Carthaginian General and Statesman)
Hamilcar Barca
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0275 AD
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: 0228 AD
 3 
Ons Jabeur
(Tunisian Professional Tennis Player)
Ons Jabeur
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ksar Hellal
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 4 
Hannibal Mejbri
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Hannibal Mejbri
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 2003
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ivry-sur-Seine
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Sonia Ben Ammar
(Model)
Sonia Ben Ammar
16
Birthdate: February 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Habib Bourguiba
(Politician, Lawyer)
Habib Bourguiba
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monastir
Died: April 6, 2000
 7 
Salah Mejri
(Basketball Player)
Salah Mejri
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oued Melliz
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 8 
Dido
(Queen)
Dido
8
Birthplace: Tyre
Died: 0759 AD
 9 
Azzedine Alaia
(Couturier)
Azzedine Alaia
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: November 18, 2017
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 10 
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
(2nd President of Tunisia)
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hammam Sousse
Died: September 19, 2019
 11 
Dhaffer L'Abidine
(Tunisian Actor and Former Professional Football Player)
Dhaffer L'Abidine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Youssef Msakni
(Tunisian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger / Forward)
Youssef Msakni
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tunis
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Issam Jellali
(Tunisian tennis coach and a former player)
Issam Jellali
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunisia
 14 
Malek Jaziri
(Tunisian Former Professional Tennis Player)
Malek Jaziri
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bizerte
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Hatem Trabelsi
(Tunisian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Right-Back)
Hatem Trabelsi
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ariana
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 16 
Hasdrubal Barca
(Carthaginian General in the Second Punic War)
Hasdrubal Barca
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0245 AD
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: June 22, 0207
 17 
Oussama Mellouli
(Swimmer)
Oussama Mellouli
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Marsa
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Balti
(Singer)
Balti
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunis
 19 
Aymen Abdennour
(Tunisian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Aymen Abdennour
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sousse
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Ferjani Sassi
(Tunisian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ferjani Sassi
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aryanah
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Dorra Zarrouk
(Actress)
Dorra Zarrouk
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis
 22 
Michael Roll
(Basketball player)
Michael Roll
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mission Viejo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 23 
Mago Barca
(General)
Mago Barca
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0243 AD
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: 0203 AD
 24 
Gisèle Halimi
(Lawyer)
Gisèle Halimi
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Goulette
Died: July 28, 2020
 25 
Tertullian
(The First Christian Author to Produce an Extensive Corpus of Latin Christian Literature)
Tertullian
9
Birthdate: 0160 AD
Birthplace: Carthage
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.

 26 
Victor Perez
(Boxer)
Victor Perez
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: January 21, 1945
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 27 
Latifa
(Singer, Actress)
Latifa
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manouba
 28 
Constantine The African
(Physician)
Constantine The African
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: 1099 AD
 29 
Rym Breidy
(Model, Actress)
Rym Breidy
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Saber Rebaï
(Singer, Composer)
Saber Rebaï
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sfax
 31 
Huneric
(King)
Huneric
0
Birthdate: 0415 AD
Birthplace: Algeria
Died: December 23, 0484
 32 
Albert Memmi
(Writer)
Albert Memmi
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: May 22, 2020
 33 
Beji Caid Essebsi
(Politician)
Beji Caid Essebsi
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sidi Bou Said
Died: July 25, 2019
 34 
Terence
(Playwright)
Terence
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0185 BC
Birthplace: Carthage
Died: 0159 BC
 35 
Thekra
(Singer)
Thekra
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oued Ellil
Died: November 28, 2003
 36 
Fouad Mebazaa
(President)
Fouad Mebazaa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunis
 37 
Aemilianus
(Roman Emperor)
Aemilianus
2
Birthdate: 0207 AD
Birthplace: Djerba
Died: August 31, 0253
 38 
Lina Lazaar
(Art critic, Writer)
Lina Lazaar
2
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Riyadh
 39 
Nicola Pietrangeli
(Former Italian Tennis player)
Nicola Pietrangeli
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tunis
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Sabri Lamouchi
(French Football Manager and Former Professional Football Midfielder)
Sabri Lamouchi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lyon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Tewhida Ben Sheikh
(Physician)
Tewhida Ben Sheikh
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis
Died: December 6, 2010
 42 
Mohamed Bouazizi
(Street vendor)
Mohamed Bouazizi
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sidi Bouzid
Died: January 4, 2011
 43 
Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi
(Tunisian Taekwondo Athlete)
Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 2002
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunisia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 44 
Omar Rekik
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Omar Rekik
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scheveningen
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Habiba Ghribi
(Tunisian Middle and Long-Distance Runner)
Habiba Ghribi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kairouan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Ahmed Akaïchi
(Tunisian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Ahmed Akaïchi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bizerte
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Emel Mathlouthi
(Singer, Musician)
Emel Mathlouthi
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis
 48 
Hanno the Navigator
(Tunisian Navigator)
Hanno the Navigator
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0633 BC
Birthplace: Carthage
 49 
Mohammed Gammoudi
(Tunisian Long-Distance Runner)
Mohammed Gammoudi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sidi Aïch
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Maharbal
(Admiral)
Maharbal
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Ancient Carthage
Died: 0245 AD