Mohammed Seddik Benyahia
Mohammed Seddik Benyahia or Ben Yahia (January 30, 1932 – May 3, 1982) was an Algerian politician and a militant nationalist during the war in Algeria. After independence he was Minister of Information (1967–1971), Higher Education (1971–1977), Finance (1977–1979), and Foreign Affairs (1979–1982).
Mohamed Seddik Benyahia
|Born||January 30, 1932|
|Died||May 3, 1982 (aged 50)|
|Occupation||Politician, Militant nationalist|
|Parent(s)||Father's name: Ferhat|
He was born on January 30, 1932 in Jijel. During the Algerian war, he took an active part in the struggle for independence of his country. He was secretary general of the presidency of the provisional government of the Republic of Algeria (GPRA) and a member of the Algerian delegation in negotiations with the French government in Evian in 1962. He was responsible for chairing the meeting of CNRA in Tripoli (Libya) in 1962. After the independence of his country, he held the post of ambassador to Moscow and London.
Ministries he heldEdit
- Jijel.info-Biographie de Mohamed Seddik BENYAHIA
- "Il y a 30 ans disparaissait Mohamed Seddik Benyahia". Le Matin d'Algérie. 4 May 2012.
- "hommage à Mohamed Seddik Benyahia : Fin politicien et diplomate de talent". El Moudjahid. 4 May 2016.
- "Mohamed Seddik Benyahia "le jeune renard"". El Djazair. 2017.
- same reference above
- From University of Jijel (Arabic)
- "Mission Awry". Time Magazine. 1982-05-17.
- "Il y a 30 ans, la mort tragique de Seddik Benyahia et de ses compagnons". Alterinfo. 25 May 2012.
Algerian newspaper El Watan May 26, 2012 "30 years ago, The Tragic death of Seddik Benyahia and his companions".