Smail Hamdani facts for kids
|Prime Minister of Algeria|
|Preceded by||Ahmed Ouyahia|
|Succeeded by||Ahmed Benbitour|
15 December 1998 – 23 December 1999
11 March 1930|
|Died||6/7 February 2017 (aged 86)
Djasr Kasentina, Algeria
Hamdani became a member of the National Liberation Front (FLN). In 1962 when Algeria gained independence, he was named as chief of staff of the provisional government led by Abderrahmane Farès. Under the presidency of Ahmed Ben Bella, Hamdani was appointed ambassador to Belgium.
Hamdani died in his sleep either on the night of 6 February or on morning of 7 February 2017 from a heart attack, aged 86.
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