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Osama bin Laden (1957–2011)


Osama bin Laden was the criminal mastermind behind Al-Qaida and the world's most sought-after terrorist since the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Libya. He has released videos praising terrorist threats. Almost 10 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, on a late May 1, 2011 evening, US President Barack Obama made an announcement ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Abbottabad, Pakistan

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- Presidential Cover Ups (2013) ... Himself
 2006 911 Mysteries Part 1: Demolitions (Video documentary)
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 2003 Rox (TV Series documentary)
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5 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 8 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Usama Bin Laden

Height:

6' 4¾" (1.95 m)
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I have already said that I am not involved in the September 11th attacks in the United States. As a Muslim, I try my best to avoid telling a lie. I had no knowledge of these attacks, nor do I consider the killing of innocent women, children and other humans as an appreciable act. Islam strictly forbids causing harm to innocent women, children and other people. Such a practice is forbidden even in... See more »

Trivia:

Former sister-in-law, Swiss-Iranian Carmen Bin Ladin, published "The Veiled Kingdom" (2004) and "Inside the Kingdom" (2005) about her experiences in Saudi-Arabian society. Having married into the bin Laden family in 1974, she returned to her native Switzerland in 1985 in order to spare her daughters the restrictive and oppressive practices she'd experienced as a female in Saudi culture. See more »

Nickname:

The Emir

Star Sign:

Pisces

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