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 1 Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus.
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Famous As: Roman Emperor
Birthdate: April 11, 0145
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leptis Magna, Libya
Died: February 4, 0211
Roman emperor Septimius Severus reigned from 193 to 211. He worked in the senate under Marcus Aurelius and gained strength following the death of Pertinax. He killed incumbent emperor Didius Julianus and annexed many kingdoms, such as Osroene. While on an invasion of Scotland, he died of an infectious disease.

 2 Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

 3 Mark the Evangelist

Mark the Evangelist.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 0005 AD
Birthplace: Cyrene, Pentapolis of North Africa, according to Coptic tradition
Died: April 25, 0068

Mark the Evangelist is credited with authoring the Gospel of Mark, the second of the four canonical gospels. Also credited with founding the Church of Alexandria, Mark is regarded as one of the most prominent episcopal sees of early Christianity. Over the years, Mark the Evangelist has been the subject of several paintings.  

 4 Arius

Arius.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 0256 AD
Birthplace: Ptolemais, Cyrenaica, Libya
Died: 0336 AD

Arius was a Cyrenaic ascetic and presbyter who served as a priest in Alexandria, Egypt. One of the most influential proponents of subordinationism, Arius was discussed vehemently in the First Council of Nicaea, which was organized in Nicaea by Emperor Constantine I. His theology is discussed even today by Christian and Post-Christian denominations.

 5 Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi

Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tripoli
Died: October 20, 2011

 6 Idris of Libya

Idris of Libya
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al Jaghbub, Libya
Died: May 25, 1983

 7 Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Government Official
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: May 20, 2012
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 8 Mustafa Abdul Jalil

Mustafa Abdul Jalil
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Al Bayda'

 9 Claudio Gentile

Claudio Gentile
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

 10 Omar Mukhtar

Omar Mukhtar
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Birthdate: August 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tobruk
Died: September 16, 1931

 11 Aristippus

Aristippus
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0435 BC
Birthplace: Cyrene, Shahhat
Died: 0356 BC

 12 Mahmoud Jibril

Mahmoud Jibril
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Libya
Birthdate: May 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Benghazi
Died: April 5, 2020

 13 Mohammed Magariaf

Mohammed Magariaf
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Benghazi

 14 Ali Zeidan

Ali Zeidan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waddan, Libya

 15 Synesius

Synesius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0373 AD
Birthplace: Al Bayda, Libya
Died: 0414 AD

 16 Carneades

Carneades
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0214 BC
Birthplace: Cyrene
Died: 0128 BC

 17 Abu Yahya al-Libi

Abu Yahya al-Libi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: January 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Libya
Died: June 4, 2012

 18 Suleiman Mahmoud

Suleiman Mahmoud
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 1944 AD
Birthplace: Tobruk, Libya
Died: October 6, 2020

 19 Alpha Bangura

Alpha Bangura
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone

 20 Anniceris

Anniceris
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cyrene, Libya

 21 Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Libya
Birthdate: June 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi, Italian Libya
Died: October 20, 2011
A revolutionary, politician and political theorist, Muammar Gaddafi seized power in Libya from King Idris in a bloodless coup in 1969 and became its authoritarian dictator for more than 40 years. He initially gained popularity and support; however, later, his increased dominance, support for international terrorism, and human rights violation turned people against him. He was eventually overthrown.