Beji Caid Essebsi
President of TunisiaDied when: 92 years 238 days (1111 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi (or es-Sebsi;Arabic: محمد الباجي قائد السبسي, romanized: Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī, ; 29 November 1926 – 25 July 2019) was a Tunisian statesman who was the president of Tunisia from 31 December 2014 until his death on 25 July 2019.
Previously, he served as the minister of Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 1986 and as the prime minister from February 2011 to December 2011.
Essebsi's political career spanned six decades, culminating in his leadership of Tunisia in its transition to democracy.Essebsi was the founder of the Nidaa Tounes political party, which won a plurality in the 2014 parliamentary election.
In December 2014, he won the first regular presidential election following the Tunisian Revolution, becoming Tunisia's first democratically elected president.