Ahmed Ben Bella

The arrival of Algerian nationalist leader Ahmed Ben Bella on 4 August 1962 at the préfecture in Algiers. After the proclamation of Algerian independence on 18 March 1962, Ahmed Ben Bella — one of the founders of the Revolutionary Committee for Unity and Action (CRUA), which developed into the National Liberation Front (FLN) — became the first President of the Council of Ministers (1962–1963), then the first President of the Republic of Algeria (1963–1965).

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Source: ALGERIA-BEN BELLA-INDEPENDANCE. [online]. Paris: Agence France-presse (AFP). 04-08-1962. ID: 58327753. Retrieved from http://www.belgaimage.be.

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Ahmed Ben Bella