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Mohamed Ghannouchi
محمد الغنوشي
President of Tunisia
In office
14 January 2011 – 15 January 2011
Preceded by Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Succeeded by Fouad Mebazaa
Prime Minister of Tunisia
In office
17 November 1999 – 27 February 2011
President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Fouad Mebazaa (Acting)
Preceded by Hamed Karoui
Succeeded by Beji Caid Essebsi
Personal details
Born 18 August 1941 (1941-08-18) (age 80)
Sousse, French Protectorate of Tunisia
(now Tunisian Republic)
Political party Independent (2011–present)
Other political
Constitutional Democratic Rally (Before 2011)
Children 2
Alma mater Tunis University

Mohamed Ghannouchi (Arabic: محمد الغنوشي Muhammad Al-Ghannushi; born 18 August 1941) is a Tunisian politician. He was Prime Minister of Tunisia from 1999 to 2011. Ghannouchi was an important political figure in the Tunisian government under President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Ghannouchi resigned as Prime Minister on 27 February 2011 after multiple protests during the Tunisian Revolution called for him and President Ben Ali to resign.

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