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date: 12 July 2020

Gaddafi, Muammar Muhammad (b. near Sirte, Libya, 1942; d. near Sirte, 20 Oct. 2011) President of Libya 1977–2011 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

Gaddafi was born to a family of desert nomads and expelled from secondary school for pro-Nasserite political agitation. In 1963... ...

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