• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


LIBERATION. On 1 Nov. 1954 the National Liberation Front (FLN), founded on 5 Aug. 1951, went over to open warfare against the French administration and armed forces. In Sept. 1958 a free Algerian government was formed in Cairo with Ferhat Abbas as provisional president. A referendum was held in Metropolitan France and Algeria on 6–8 Jan. 1961

El Djemhouria, El Djazaïria Demokratia Echaabia—République Algérienne Démocratique et Populaire


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