Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Muammar Gaddafi, the undisputed leader of Libya, till yesterday, has gone missing. Gaddafi a military officer, who seized power in a military coup in 1969. He abolished the Libyan Constitution and adopted laws based on his political ideology. His nearly-42 years in power have made him the fourth longest-ruling non-royal leader since 1900, as well as the longest-ruling Arab leader.

The estimated wealth of Gaddafi across the continent is around $ 70 billion, making him as one of the richest man in the world. Out of the above, around $ 35 billion are stashed in various banks of US, UK and Canada.

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