Famous Tunisian Writers

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Lina Lazaar
(Art critic, Writer)
Lina Lazaar
3
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 2 
Terence
(Playwright)
Terence
3
Birthdate: 0185 BC
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0159 BC
 3 
Suha Arafat
(Author)
Suha Arafat
5
Birthdate: July 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
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 4 
Gisèle Halimi
(Lawyer)
Gisèle Halimi
2
Birthdate: July 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Goulette, Tunisia
Died: July 28, 2020
 5 
Albert Memmi
(Writer)
Albert Memmi
2
Birthdate: December 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: May 22, 2020
 6 
Tertullian
(The First Christian Author to Produce an Extensive Corpus of Latin Christian Literature)
Tertullian
4
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.

 7 
Lina Ben Mhenni
(Activist, Blogger)
Lina Ben Mhenni
2
Birthdate: May 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunisia
Died: January 27, 2020
 8 
Fethi Haddaoui
(Actor, Director)
Fethi Haddaoui
1
Birthdate: December 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 9 
Arnobius
(Apologists)
Arnobius
2
Birthdate: 0255 AD
Birthplace: El Kef, Tunisia
Died: 0330 AD
 10 
Faten Fazaâ
(Tunisian Novelist)
Faten Fazaâ
1
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 11 
Mohamed Salah Ben Mrad
(Theologian, Journalist)
Mohamed Salah Ben Mrad
1
Birthdate: 1881 AD
Birthplace: Medina of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
Died: February 6, 1979
 12 
Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour
(Theologian, Writer)
Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour
1
Birthdate: October 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Marsa, Tunisia
Died: April 20, 1970
 13 
Eric Assous
(Director)
Eric Assous
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: October 12, 2020
 14 
Ali Douagi
(Songwriter)
Ali Douagi
1
Birthdate: January 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: May 27, 1949
 15 
Emna Mizouni
(Activist, Businesspeople)
Emna Mizouni
2
Birthdate: 1987 AD
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 16 
Meherzia Labidi Maïza
(Politician, Writer)
Meherzia Labidi Maïza
1
Birthdate: December 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nabeul‎, Tunisia
Died: January 22, 2021
 17 
Amina Said
(Yaser Abdel Said's Daughter, Poet)
Amina Said
1
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 18 
Dracontius
(Poet)
Dracontius
1
Birthdate: 0455 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0505 AD
 19 
Hélé Béji
(Writer)
Hélé Béji
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 20 
Nemesianus
(Poet)
Nemesianus
1
Birthdate: 0283 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
 21 
Sihem Bensedrine
(Journalist, Activist)
Sihem Bensedrine
1
Birthdate: October 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Marsa, Tunisia
 22 
Néjia Ben Mabrouk
(Screenwriter, Director)
Néjia Ben Mabrouk
0
Birthdate: July 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Oudiane, Tunisia
 23 
Fawzia Zouari
(Journalist, Writer)
Fawzia Zouari
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Kef, Tunisia
 24 
Mohammed Al-Arousi Al-Mutawi
(Writer, Politician)
Mohammed Al-Arousi Al-Mutawi
1
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al-Matwiyah, Tunisia
Died: July 25, 2005
 25 
Saïda Keller-Messahli
(Writer)
Saïda Keller-Messahli
1
Birthdate: July 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Northern Tunisia
 26 
Cassius Dionysius
(North African writer)
Cassius Dionysius
0
Birthdate: 0099 AD
Birthplace: Utica
Died: November 30, 0049
 27 
Mohamed Jamoussi
(Singer, Composer)
Mohamed Jamoussi
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sfax, Tunisia
Died: January 3, 1982
 28 
Rachida Triki
(Philosopher, Historian)
Rachida Triki
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tunisia