Muammar Gaddafi ruled as a dictator for more than four decades before he got killed in 2011. He is commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi. He is the longest serving national leader in Africa and the Arab countries.
He has his own political philosophy and has ruled according to it. He also served as Chairperson of the African Union from 2009 to 2010.
Gaddafi – Family Profile
Let us take a look at the profile of the Muammar Gaddafi and his family tree.
Muammar Parents – Mohammad Abdul Salam bin Hamed bin Mohammad and Aisha
Muammar was born in a tent near Qasr Abu Hadi, a town in the deserts of western Libya. His father Mohammad Abdul Salam bin Hamed bin Mohammad earned a meager subsistence as a goat and camel herder and mother, Aisha was a homemaker.
Muammar Gaddafi’s Wives- Fatiha al-Nouri and Safia Farkash
Gaddafi’s first marriage was an arranged one. His first wife was Fatiha al-Nouri. Muammar separated from his first wife after six months of their marriage when he met Safia, his second wife. Safia was a nurse and she met Gaddafi in 1969.
Children of Muammar Gaddafi and Fatiha al-Nouri
Born – 1970
Mohammed Gaddafi is the eldest son of Muammar Gaddafi. He was regarded as the possible successor as ruler of Libya after his father, but he always showed disinterest in the role. Mohammed was the Chairman of the General Posts and Telecommunications Company, the company owned and operated telephone services in Libya.
Children of Muammar Gaddafi and Safia
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
Born – 25 June 1972
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is a former Libyan political leader. He is the second son on Muammar Gaddafi and Safia. Saif was awarded a PhD from the London School of Economics. He was the second most renowned person in Libya during the reign of his father.
Married To –Daughter of al-Khweildi al-Hmeidi, a Libyan military commander
Born – 25 May 1973
Al-Saadi is the third son of Muammar Gaddafi. He is a former football player of Libyan association. He was also the commander of Libya’s Special Forces and was involved in Libyan civil war.
Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi
Married To – Aline Skaf
Born – 20 September 1975
Hannibal is the fourth son of Mummar Gaddafi. He is a former employee of General National Maritime Transport Company.
Mutassim Billah Gaddafi
Born – 18 December 1974
Mutassim was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Libyan Army. He was killed with his father during the Battle of Sirte.
Born – 27 May 1983
Khamis served as the commander of the Libyan Army’s elite Khamis Brigade. He was killed in the year 2011.
Married To – Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-Qahsi
Born – 1976
Ayesha was the only biological daughter of Gaddafi. She is a lawyer and also joined the defense teams. She is married to her father’s cousin brother.
Saif Al-Arab Gaddafi
Born – 1982
Saif was appointed a military commander in the Libyan Army. He was killed by a NATO bombing in 2011.
Gaddafi Daughters in Law
Aline Skaf – Wife of Muammar Gaddafi
Aline is a Lebanese Lingerie model. She is the wife of Muammar Gaddafi’s fifth son, Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi.
Gaddafi Family Net worth
Gaddafi family net worth currently stands at $200 Billion. They are one of the richest families in the world.