Jacqueline Guerroudj


Age: 95

French militant and anti-colonial activist in the National Liberation Front resistance movement from 1954 to 1962 who was condemned to death with her second husband Abdelkader Guerroudj for being accomplices of Communist militant Fernand Iveton, the first and only French citizen guillotined during the Algerian War for his support of the anti-colonial cause, but who was never executed partly due to a campaign on her behalf conducted by French philospher and feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir, and whose daughter Daniele Djamila Amrane-Minne was captured and sentenced to seven years in prison by a juvenile tribunal in 1957 at the age of 17.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: April 27, 1919

Died: January 18, 2015

Algiers, Algeria