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country of citizenship:
language of expression: Arabic
occupation: politician, military personnel, writer
award received: Order of José Martí, National Order of Merit
position held: President of Algeria
Chadli Bendjedid (Arabic: الشاذلي بن جديد; ALA-LC: ash-Shādhilī bin Jadīd; 14 April 1929 – 6 October 2012) was the third President of Algeria; his presidential term of office ran from 9 February 1979 to 11 January 1992.
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