The French-born wife of President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia recently became a member of the Islamic faith.
THE GRAND MUFTI READING THE ACT OF CONVERSION.
PRESIDENT BOUGUIBA AND MME. BOUGUIBA AND THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE SITTING.
GRAND MUFTI READING, AND THE ABOVE SIGNING.
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Background: The French-born wife of President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia recently became a member of the Islamic faith.
Madame Bourguiba, a Catholic, per force changed her nationality, became a naturalised Tunisian.
The formal conversion ceremony took place at their home. Among those present: the Grand Mufti, head of Tunisia's Moslems, President Bourguiba, Justice Minister, M. Mestiria.
A simple ceremony..the reading of the act of her conversion, then Mme. Bourguiba's signature to it.