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Habib Bourguiba

Age: 96

Tunisian liberator who negotiated independence from France in 1956 and served as president from 1957–1997 when he was deposed. A pro-Western moderate, Bourguiba is credited with expanding women's rights and the country's economy.

Died: Tunisia, April 6, 2000

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