POLITICIAN

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

1952 - 2012

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi (pronunciation Arabic: عبد الباسط محمد علي المقرحي‎, ʿAbdu l-Bāsiṭ Muḥammad ʿAlī al-Maqraḥī; 1 April 1952 – 20 May 2012) was a Libyan who was head of security for Libyan Arab Airlines, director of the Centre for Strategic Studies in Tripoli, Libya, and an alleged Libyan intelligence officer. On 31 January 2001, Megrahi was convicted, by a panel of three Scottish judges sitting in a special court at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, of 270 counts of murder for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on 21 December 1988 and was sentenced to life imprisonment. His co-accused, Lamin Khalifah Fhimah, was found not guilty and was acquitted.Megrahi unsuccessfully appealed his conviction in January 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi has received more than 471,485 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,323rd most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi ranks 12,227 out of 14,801Before him are Badr Hari, Leónidas Plaza, Philippe Séguin, Wolfgang Clement, Kamala Harris, and Miguel Mariano Gómez. After him are Volodymyr Lytvyn, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Adnan Badran, Mohammed Fahim, Manuel Ignacio de Vivanco, and Jean-Pierre Bemba.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi ranks 318Before him are Benny Hinn, Valeri Tokarev, Sergei Sviatchenko, Lee Hae-chan, Siegfried Stohr, and Anton Lesser. After him are Bell hooks, Randy Jones, Arie Schans, Willy Puchner, Mario Theissen, and Karin Büttner-Janz. Among people deceased in 2012, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi ranks 277Before him are Zig Ziglar, Barney McKenna, Franz West, Clive Dunn, Norman Joseph Woodland, and Doc Watson. After him are Jose Tomas Sanchez, Dave Sexton, John Connelly, Vasily Belov, Eric Sykes, and Hal David.

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In Libya

Among people born in Libya, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi ranks 40 out of 48Before him are Mohammed Magariaf (1940), Mutassim Gaddafi (1974), Muhammad az-Zanati (1944), Mahmoud Jibril (1952), Ayesha Gaddafi (1976), and Muhammad Gaddafi (1970). After him are Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi (1975), Don Coscarelli (1954), Khamis Gaddafi (1983), Nadia Ali (1980), Saif al-Arab Gaddafi (1982), and Mohammed Nabbous (1983).

Among POLITICIANS In Libya

Among politicians born in Libya, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi ranks 20Before him are Mohammed Magariaf (1940), Mutassim Gaddafi (1974), Muhammad az-Zanati (1944), Mahmoud Jibril (1952), Ayesha Gaddafi (1976), and Muhammad Gaddafi (1970). After him are Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi (1975), Khamis Gaddafi (1983), Saif al-Arab Gaddafi (1982), Abdul Hafiz Ghoga (2000), and Nouri Abusahmain (2000).

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