Libyan

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Muammar Gaddafi
(Prime Minister of Libya (1970-72))

Muammar Gaddafi
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi, 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.

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Ayesha Gaddafi
(Diplomat, Lawyer)

Ayesha Gaddafi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

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Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: May 20, 2012

 4 
Omar Mukhtar
(Ruler of Zawiyat Ayn Kalk)

Omar Mukhtar
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zawiyat Zanzur, Libya
Died: September 16, 1931
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Mark the Evangelist
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0012 AD
Birthplace: Shahat, Libya
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.  

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Claudio Gentile
(Football player)

Claudio Gentile
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

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Arius
(Religious Leader)

Arius
0
Listed In: Leaders
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.

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Mohammed Magariaf
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Benghazi

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Najla Mangoush
(Lawyer, Politician)

Najla Mangoush
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benghazi, Libya

 10 
Kamal Elgargni
(Bodybuilder)

Kamal Elgargni
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

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Idris of Libya
2
Birthdate: March 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al Jaghbub, Libya
Died: May 25, 1983

 12 
Ali Zeidan
(Politician)

Ali Zeidan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waddan, Libya

 13 
Huda Ben Amer
(Politician)

Huda Ben Amer
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Al Marj, Libya

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

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Hamid Al Shaeri
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benghazi, Libya

 16 
Carneades
(Philosopher)

Carneades
0
Birthdate: 0214 BC
Birthplace: Cyrene
Died: 0128 BC

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Safia Farkash
(First Lady)

Safia Farkash
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bayda, Libya

Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tripoli
Died: October 20, 2011

 19 
Franco Califano
(Singer-songwriter)

Franco Califano
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tripoli, Italian Libya Libya
Died: March 30, 2013

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Ahmed Fakroun
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Libya

 21 
Suleiman Ali Nashnush
(Basketball player, Actor)

Suleiman Ali Nashnush
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: February 25, 1991

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Tarek Ben Halim
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: December 11, 2009

 23 

Mustafa Abdul Jalil
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Al Bayda'

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Iman al-Obeidi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tobruk, Libya

 25 
Seham Sergiwa
(Psychologist)

Seham Sergiwa
0
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Libya
Died: July 17, 2019

 26 
Suleiman Mahmoud
(Military personnel)

Suleiman Mahmoud
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1944 AD
Birthplace: Tobruk, Libya
Died: October 6, 2020

 27 
Mahmoud Jibril
(Former Prime Minister of Libya)

Mahmoud Jibril
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Benghazi
Died: April 5, 2020

 28 
Alpha Bangura
(Basketball player)

Alpha Bangura
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone

 29 
Hajer Sharief
(Peace Activist)

Hajer Sharief
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1994 AD
Birthplace: Libya

 30 
Synesius
(Bishop)

Synesius
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0373 AD
Birthplace: Al Bayda, Libya
Died: 0414 AD

 31 
Ayman Alatar
(Singer)

Ayman Alatar
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Janzur, Libya

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Abu Yahya al-Libi
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Libya
Died: June 4, 2012

 33 
Anniceris
(Philosopher)

Anniceris
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cyrene, Libya

 34 
Salwa Bughaighis
(Human Rights, Political Activist)

Salwa Bughaighis
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Benghazi, Libya
Died: June 25, 2014

 35 
Hala Misrati
(Writer, Journalist)

Hala Misrati
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

 36 
Al-Sadek Hamed Al-Shuwehdy
(Aerospace engineer)

Al-Sadek Hamed Al-Shuwehdy
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Libya
Died: 1984 AD

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Khadījah Jahamī
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Benghazi, Libya
Died: August 11, 1996

 38 

Fatimah el-Sharif
1
Birthdate: 1911 AD
Birthplace: Kufra, Libya
Died: October 3, 2009

 39 

Dania Ben Sassi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1988 AD
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

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Mohamed Hrezi
(Athlete)

Mohamed Hrezi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States

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Hana Elhebshi
(Activist, Architect)

Hana Elhebshi
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1985 AD
Birthplace: Libya

 42 
Bahjat
(Singer, Songwriter)

Bahjat
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

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Huda El-Sarari
(Journalist, Poet)

Huda El-Sarari
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Birthdate: June 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Libya

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Zahra' Langhi
(Peace Activist)

Zahra' Langhi
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Libya

 45 
Hiram Fuller
(Basketball player)

Hiram Fuller
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois

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Giovanni Innocenzo Martinelli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Khadra, Libya
Died: December 30, 2019

 47 
Ibrahim Kuni
(Writer)

Ibrahim Kuni
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1948 AD
Birthplace: Gadamis, Libya

 48 
Asia Alfasi
(Comic Writer)

Asia Alfasi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Libya

 49 
Aisha Ibrahim
(Novelist)

Aisha Ibrahim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Bani Waled, Libya

 50 
Nasser el-Mizdawi
(Singer, Guitarist)

Nasser el-Mizdawi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya