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Ahmed Ben Bella

Ben Bella, Ahmed (1918– ), Algerian revolutionary who helped plan the 1954 anti-French revolt. After the post-independence power struggle, Ben Bella became president in 1962. He was ousted during Col. Houari Boume-dienne's 1965 coup. He was imprisoned until 1979 and returned from exile in 1990.

See also: Algeria.

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