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Muammar Gadaffi (1942–2011)

Muammar Abu Meniar el-Gaddafi was born in the North African desert, south of Sirte, Libya, in 1942 (the exact date is unknown; some sources day June 1, while others say sometime in September). The son of a poor Bedouin nomad, Gaddafi lived in his family's remote desert camp until he went away to school at age 9. While a student at a secondary ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Sirte, Libya

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Al-risâlah Producer
Situation Critical Himself - Libyan Leader
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Muammar Al-Gaddafi | Muammar Al-Gadhafi | Mu'ammar Al-Qadhafi | Colonel Gadaffi | Gadaffi | Colonel Gaddafi | Muammar Gadhafi | Mouammar Khadafi


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We will not surrender, we are not women, we will keep fighting. See more »


He was often referred to as Colonel Gaddafi, although he was actually only a lieutenant when he seized power in September 1969, having recently been passed over for promotion to captain. See more »


Flamboyant dress sense; either gaudy bespoke military uniforms or large flowing robes in various colours. See more »

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