16 Notable alumni of
Ez-zitouna University

Ez-zitouna University is 1760th in the world, 38th in Africa, and 2nd in Tunisia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 16 notable alumni from Ez-zitouna University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Ibn Khaldun

    Ibn Khaldun
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1332-1406 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politicianjudgephilosophereconomistautobiographer
    Biography

    Ibn Khaldun was a Muslim Arab sociologist, philosopher, and historian who has been described as the precursive founder of the proto-disciplines that would become historiography, sociology, economics, and demography. Niccolò Machiavelli of the Renaissance, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and 19th-century European scholars widely acknowledged the significance of his works and considered Ibn Khaldun to be one of the greatest philosophers of the Middle Ages. And although this aspect of his work is not generally noted, The Muqaddimah also contains elements of what would become the critical study of religions, in Germany known as "Religionsgeschichte" and in English as "the history of religions".

  2. Abu al-Qasim al-Shabbi

    Abu al-Qasim al-Shabbi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1909-1934 (aged 25)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Aboul-Qacem Echebbi was a Tunisian poet. He is probably best known for writing the final two verses of the current National Anthem of Tunisia, Humat al-Hima (Defenders of the Homeland), which was originally written by the Egyptian poet Mustafa Sadik el-Rafii.

  3. Rached Ghannouchi

    Rached Ghannouchi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Rached Ghannouchi, also spelled Rachid al-Ghannouchi or Rached el-Ghannouchi, is a Tunisian politician and is a thinker, co-founder of the Ennahdha Party and serving as its intellectual leader. He was born Rashad Khriji (راشد الخريجي).

  4. Larbi Tbessi

    Larbi Tbessi
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1891-1957 (aged 66)
    Biography

    Larbi Tbessi, whose real name was Larbi Ferhati, born in 1891 in Cheria Tébessa Province, was a revolutionary and reformist Algerian, president of the Association of Algerian Muslim Ulema. He disappeared on April 4, 1957, during the war of Algeria, following his arrest at his Algiers home by civilians disguised paratroopers, the French military are still denying arresting or detaining him.

  5. Tahar al-Haddad

    Tahar al-Haddad
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1899-1935 (aged 36)
    Occupations
    intellectualpoliticiantrade unionist
    Biography

    Tahar Haddad was a Tunisian author, labor activist, scholar and reformer.

  6. Mebarek el Mili

    Mebarek el Mili
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1889-1945 (aged 56)
    Enrolled in Ez-zitouna University
    Studied in 1924
    Occupations
    writerteacherpreacher
    Biography

    Mebarek el Mili, known as El Mili, was an Algerian reformist who became active during the French occupation of Algeria. He was also a prominent member of the Association of Algerian Muslim Ulema.

  7. Abdelaziz Thâalbi

    Abdelaziz Thâalbi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1876-1944 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Abdelaziz Thâalbi was a Tunisian politician. He was one of the founding members of the Destour party.

  8. Muhammad al-Fadl ibn Ashur

    Muhammad al-Fadl ibn Ashur
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1909-1970 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    writertheologiantrade unionist
    Biography

    Mohamed Fadhel Ben Achour was a Tunisian theologian, writer, trade unionist, intellectual and patriot born in La Marsa.

  9. Zoubeir Turki

    Zoubeir Turki
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1924-2009 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    illustratorpaintersculptor
    Biography

    Zoubeir Turki was a Tunisian painter and sculptor of Turkish origin. He was the younger brother of Hedi Turki (1922–2019).

  10. Salah El Mahdi

    Salah El Mahdi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1925-2014 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    composermusicologistjudgemusic criticconductor
    Biography

    Salah El Mahdi was a Tunisian musicologist, conductor, composer, flautist, music critic and judge.

  11. Hmida Ennaifer

    Hmida Ennaifer
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Ez-zitouna University
    Graduated with laurea magistrale
    Occupations
    theologianacademic
    Biography

    Hmida Ennaifer or H'mida Ennaïfar is a Tunisian scholar and theologian.

  12. Nourredine Khadmi

    Nourredine Khadmi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nourredine Khadmi is a Tunisian politician. He serves as the Religious Affairs under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali.

  13. Salem Bouhageb

    Salem Bouhageb
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1827-1924 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    juristpoetjournalist
    Biography

    Salem Bouhageb was a Tunisian reformer, jurist, and poet. He was considered one of the leading Tunisian reformers of his era; among his many disciples were Béchir Sfar, Abdelaziz Thâalbi, Ali Bach Hamba, Mohamed Nakhli, Mahmoud Messadi, Mohamed Snoussi and Mohamed Tahar Ben Achour. His son Khelil Bouhageb was grand vizier of Tunis for a time; another son, Hassine Bouhageb, was a doctor.

  14. Koutoubou Moustapha Sano

    Koutoubou Moustapha Sano
    Born in
    Guinea Flag Guinea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in Ez-zitouna University
    Graduated with Doctorate in France in Islamic banking
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Koutoub Moustapha Sano is a politician and academic from Guinea. He served as minister of the office of the president of Guinea and diplomatic advisor to the president. He holds a doctorate in law.

  15. Salem Ben Hmida

    Salem Ben Hmida
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1882-1961 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    schoolmasterpoet
    Biography

    Salem Ben Hmida was a Tunisian poet. He was born in 1882 and died in 1961.

  16. Mohamed Hedi El Amri

    Mohamed Hedi El Amri
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1906-1978 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    historianjournalist
    Biography

    Mohamed Hedi El Amri was a Tunisian historian and writer.