Abdel Aziz Buteflika

Picture of Abdel Aziz Buteflika

Date of Birth: 03/02/1937

Age: 79

Place of birth: Oujda

Nationality: Algeria



Abdelaziz Bouteflika married to August 1990, has no children. His wife Amal Tricky now lives with him, she lives in Paris.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has three stepsisters (Fatima, Amina and Aicha), with whom he had no contact, four brothers (Abdeldzhani, Mustafa Said and Abderahim) and one sister (Latifah).

Early life

His father, Ahmed Bouteflika, who was born in the city of Tlemcen, in his youth he emigrated to Morocco, Ahmed Bouteflika was married to two women: Belkaid Rabia and Gezlaui Mansour (the current president`s mother).

When Bouteflika was born, he was the first child of his mother and second by his father (his half-sister Fatima before it was born).

He lived and studied in Morocco, has not yet acceded to the ELN, he was unable to finish his last year of study in high school and get a diploma.

The official biography omitted the fact that he was born and lived in Morocco, probably for political reasons.

beginning of his political career

Upon receipt of Algeria`s independence in 1962, he became a representative of the city of Tlemcen in the Constituent Assembly and the Youth and Sports Minister in the government led by Ahmed Ben Bella. The following year, he was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and remained in that post until the President Houari Boumediene`s death in 1978. In 1979, he was expecting to become a receiver Boumediene presidency, but the military leadership has decided otherwise and chose Chadli Bendjedid instead. Although he became a Minister of State, his carefully sidelined. As a result, he left the political arena in 1981.

Court of Financial Auditors

In 1981 he show your claim about financial fraud, and he was convicted. Then, a little later he was pardoned.