Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies

Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has died at age 92. Essebsi was a major player in the North African country’s transition to democracy. Essebsi had been a prominent figure in Tunisia since the overthrow of autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. Essebsi was considered the country’s first democratically elected leader.

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