Video Duration 01 minutes 40 seconds

Former Tunisian President Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was in intensive care for three months.

Tunisia’s overthrown President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland. He was 83.

He had been in intensive care in a hospital for three months.

Al Jazeera’s Scheherazade Gaffoor takes a look back at his legacy.