Bey of Tunis dies (6-19-42)

The Pittsburgh Press (June 19, 1942)

Bey of Tunis dies

Vichy, June 19 –
Sidi Ahmed II, Bey of Tunis, died unexpectedly today and his son, Sidi Mohammed El Traieb, immediately assumed power. The 80-year-old bey, who succeeded his cousin to the throne in 1929, recently affirmed his loyalty to the Vichy government.

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