Famous Algerian - Algerian Celebrities
Algeria, the largest country in Africa and the Arab world boasts of a rich cultural heritage as it has known many empires and dynasties in the ancient times, and was once a part of the French colonial empire. Berber King Masinissa who lived in ancient Algeria is still viewed as an icon and an important forefather among modern Berbers. During the Middle Ages, the country was home to many great scholars, saints and sovereigns including Judah Ibn Quraysh, and the great Sufi masters Sidi Boumediene (Abu Madyan) and Sidi El Houari.
Find out more about the greatest Algerians, including Karim Benzema, Sofia Boutella, Albert Camus, Jacques Derrida and Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
The Most Famous Algerian
|Karim Benzema||December 19, 1987||Algerian||Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer|
|Ahlam Mosteghanemi||April 13, 1953||Algerian||Ahlam Mosteghanemi is a contemporary Algerian poet and novelist|
|Jacques Derrida||July 15, 1930||Algerian, French||Jacques Derrida was a famous French philosopher|
|Albert Camus||November 7, 1913||Algerian, French||Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author & journalist, who contributed greatly to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism|
|Younes Bendjima||May 5, 1993||American||Younes Bendjima is an Algerian-American model and the boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian|
|Sofia Boutella||April 6, 1982||Algerian, French||Sofia Boutella is a popular Algerian-French dancer, model, as well as an actress|
|Ahmed Ben Bella||December 25, 1916||Algerian||Ahmed Ben Bella was the first President of the Republic of Algeria|
|Hélène Cixous||June 5, 1937||Algerian||Hélène Cixous is a Jewish-French-Algerian author, famous for her feminist literary works, and her research on several eminent writers|
|Assia Djebar||June 30, 1936||Algerian||Assia Djebar was an Algerian author, essayist, and professor|
|Abdelaziz Bouteflika||March 2, 1937||Algerian||Abdelaziz Bouteflika is the longest serving President of Algeria|