Ferhat Abbas

The separatist Algerian political leader Ferhat Abbas shakes the hand of a combatant in the National Liberation Army (ALN) in Sétif on 28 June 1962. Ferhat Abbas founded the Democratic Union of the Algerian Manifesto (UDMA), which was incorporated into the National Liberation Front (FLN) during the Algerian War. He served as President of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic from 1958 to 1961, then was elected President of the National Constituent Assembly of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (1962–1963).

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Source: Algerie-Guerre-Aln-Ferhat Abbas [en ligne]. Paris: Agence France-Presse (AFP), 28.06.1962. Noir et blanc.
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Ferhat Abbas