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Abdelaziz Bouteflika
عبد العزيز بوتفليقة
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President of Algeria
Assumed office
27 April 1999
Prime Minister Smail Hamdani
Ahmed Benbitour
Ali Benflis
Ahmed Ouyahia
Abdelaziz Belkhadem
Ahmed Ouyahia
Preceded by Liamine Zéroual
Personal details
Born 2 March 1937 (1937-03-02) (age 82)
Oujda, French Morocco
Political party National Liberation Front
Spouse(s) Amal Triki
Profession Civil servant

Abdelaziz Bouteflika (born March 2, 1937) is an Algerian politician. Since 1999, he is the ninth President of Algeria. He was President at the end of the bloody Algerian Civil War in 2002. He ended emergency rule in February 2011 during Arab Spring.

He has also been president of the United Nations General Assembly.

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