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Habib Bourguiba (en arabe: حبيب بورقيبة Ḥabīb Būrqība) (3 aot 1903 au 6 avril 2000) tait le fondateur et premier prsident de la Rpublique de Tunisie (25 Juillet 1957 au 7 Novembre 1987). Il est souvent compar au chef d'tat turc Mustafa Kemal Atatrk en raison des rformes pro-occidentale adoptes au cours de sa prsidence. Pendant le temps de sa prsidence, l'ducation tait une priorit absolue. Bourguiba a galement fait des diffrences novatrices dans le monde arabe et islamique concernant les droits des femmes. Il interdit la polygamie et il a lgalis le divorce. Il a galement lev l'ge auquel les filles peuvent se marier 17 ans. Il a chang et transform la socit tunisienne. A sa retraite, Le Prsident Bourguiba a vcu Monastir sous la protection du gouvernement durant 13 ans jusqu' sa mort le 6 avril 2000. Il a t enterr avec les honneurs Monastir dans ce mausole, le 8 avril 2000. (Wikipedia)

Habib Bourguiba (Arabic: حبيب بورقيبة Ḥabīb Būrqība) (August 3, 1903April 6, 2000) was a Tunisian statesman and the Founder and First President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 25, 1957 to November 7, 1987. He is often compared to Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Atatrk because of the pro-Western reforms enacted during his presidency. During the time Bourguiba was president, education was a high priority. Bourguiba also made an innovative difference within the Arab and Islamic world concerning women rights. He prohibited polygamy and he legalized divorce. He also raised the age at which girls could marry to 17 years of age. He put into law a revolutionary code in August 1956 that gave women historical rights and protection and changed and transformed Tunisian society.
President Bourguiba lived in Monastir under government protection in the Governor's Mansion for a period of 13 years until his death on 6 April 2000. He was buried with national honors in Monastir in the mausoleum he built on 8 April 2000. (Wikipedia)

Model: NIKON D300
Date taken: lundi 14 juillet 2008 16:07:11
Exposure time [s]: 1/400
Exposure program: Normal
Exposure mode: Auto
Exposure bias [EV]: 0,0
F-Number: F10,0
Focal length [mm]: 18
ISO value: 200
Flash: Not fired
Metering mode: Multi-segment
White balance: Auto

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