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Noun: Muammar al-Qaddafi
  1. Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'├ętat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (1942-2011)
    - Qaddafi, Qadhafi, Khadafy, Gaddafi, Muammar el-Qaddafi

Type of: leader

Encyclopedia: Muammar al-Qaddafi