Habib Bourguiba

Habib Bourguiba's Death

Born (Birthday) August 3, 1903

Death Date April 6, 2000

Age of Death 96 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Monastir, Tunisia

Profession World Leader

The world leader Habib Bourguiba died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

After briefly serving as both Minister of Foreign Affairs and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tunisia, this Neo Destour (New Constitutional Liberal Party) founder-turned Socialist Party politician took office as the Republic of Tunisia’s first President, a position he held from 1959 until 1987.

Before beginning his political career, he studied law at Paris’ Sorbonne.

During his lengthy presidency, Bourguiba brought about significant reforms in the areas of education, healthcare, and women’s rights.