Muammar Gaddafi

1942 - 2011

Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (c. 1942 – 20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He governed Libya as Revolutionary Chairman of the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977 and then as the "Brotherly Leader" of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muammar Gaddafi has received more than 11,333,746 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 111th most popular politician.

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  • 5.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Muammar Gaddafi ranks 110 out of 14,801Before him are Bayezid I, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Osman I, Isabella I of Castile, Xerxes I, and Louis XIII of France. After him are Cardinal Richelieu, Murad I, Claudius, Mehmed III, Hermann Göring, and Philip IV of France.

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Among people born in 1942, Muammar Gaddafi ranks 3Before him are Muhammad Ali and Stephen Hawking. After him are Amitabh Bachchan, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Eusébio, Harrison Ford, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, Martin Scorsese, and Barbra Streisand. Among people deceased in 2011, Muammar Gaddafi ranks 1After him are Kim Jong-il, Steve Jobs, Elizabeth Taylor, Václav Havel, Osama bin Laden, Sathya Sai Baba, Peter Falk, Otto von Habsburg, Cesária Évora, Wangari Maathai, and Svetlana Alliluyeva.

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In Libya

Among people born in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi ranks 2 out of 48Before him are Eratosthenes (-276). After him are Septimius Severus (145), Mark the Evangelist (10), Aristippus (-434), Callimachus (-310), Idris of Libya (1889), Pope Victor I (100), Khalifa Haftar (1943), Omar Mukhtar (1858), Carneades (-214), and Berenice II of Egypt (-267).


Among politicians born in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi ranks 1After him are Septimius Severus (145), Idris of Libya (1889), Pedubast I (-900), Gaius Fulvius Plautianus (150), Baghdadi Mahmudi (1945), Ptolemy Apion (-101), Mustafa Abdul Jalil (1952), Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (1972), Ali Zeidan (1950), Moussa Koussa (1949), and Shukri Ghanem (1942).

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