Colonel Gadaffi is the leader of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Gadaffi has no official title, although he is effectively Head of State and has been since 1969.
Muammar Abu Meniar el-Gaddafi was born in the North African desert, south of
Gaddafi overthrew the monarchy of
Gaddafi has eight children, seven of them sons. Gaddafi’s reportedly adopted daughter, Hanna, was killed in the 1986 USAF bombing raid.
His “Green Book” was “an attempt to explain the dialectic which exists between Marxism and Capitalism,” and in it Gadaffi proposes his Third Universal Theory – claiming that there is a third way, beyond communism and capitalism, through which social harmony can be achieved.
His ideas are allegedly based around democracy, equality, and communion with nature. In addition to his Green Book, al-Gaddafi is the author of a 1996 collection of short stories, Escape to Hell.
Gadaffi is infamous for his support of terrorist organizations including the IRA in
Gaddafi’s personal Bodyguard, the Amazonian guard, is composed of 40 African women who are martial arts experts and highly-trained in the use of weapons. The Amazonian Guard sparked an international incident in 2006 when Gaddafi landed in