Muammar Al-Qaddafi Seizes Power in Libya Ca. 1969Unknown - 1969
In 1969, while King Idras was away for medical treatment, the Free Unionist Officers Movement - a revolutionary socialist group of military officers led by Muammar al-Qaddafi - staged a bloodless coup. Qaddafi, who patterned himself after Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, converted Libya to a socialist Islamic state, with an emphasis on Pan Africanism.
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Copyright Date: ©1969
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