- Ha·bib ben A·li [hah-beeb ben ah-lee] /ˈhɑ bib bɛn ˈɑ li/, 1903–2000, leader in Tunisian independence movements: president of Tunisia 1957–87.
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- Habib ben Ali (hæˈbɪb bɛn ˈɑːlɪ). 1903–2000, Tunisian statesman: president of Tunisia (1957–87); a moderate and an advocate of gradual social change. He was deposed in a coup and kept under house arrest for the rest of his life
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