Libyan president for more than 40 years who seized power in 1969.
He was only a lieutenant at the time he seized power.
He is the Libyan president who was beaten and killed by NLA fighters.
He married twice, and his second marriage was to Safia Farkash from 1970 to 2011.
He declared to the world Libya's possession of weapons of mass destruction, after Saddam Hussein was overthrown.