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Muhammad VIII
Bey of Tunisia
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Reign 15 May 1943 – 25 July 1957
Full name Muhammad al-Amin
Name in Arabic الأمين باي بن محمد الحبيب
Born (1881-09-04)September 4, 1881
Birthplace Carthage, French Protectorate
Tunisia
Died September 30, 1962(1962-09-30) (aged 81)
Place of death Tunis, Tunis Governorate
Tunisia
Buried Tomb of King Muhammad al-Amin, Sidi Abdulaziz, La Marsa
Predecessor Muhammad VII
Successor Husain Bey
as Pretender 30 September 1962 And Habib Bourguiba As President of Tunisia
Consort to Lalla Janina Beya
Dynasty Husainid Dynasty
Father Muhammad VI al-Habib
Mother Lalla Fatima bint Muhammad
Religious beliefs Sunni Islam

Muhammad VIII al-Amin, known as Lamine Bey (4 September 1881 – 30 September 1962), was the last Bey of Tunis (15 May 1943 – 20 March 1956),[1][2] and also the only King of Tunisia (20 March 1956 – 25 July 1957).

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