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List of famous politicians from Libya, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Libya politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Libya politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Libya and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Libya, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List is made up of a variety of politicians, including Awad al-Baraasi and Ali Aujali.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Libya in order to get more information about each one.

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Abdulrahman Ben Yezza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Abdulrahman Ben Yezza Abdulrahman Ben Yezza is a Libyan businessman and politician who is the Oil Minister in the government of Abdurrahim El-Keib. Prior to the 2011 Libyan Civil War, Ben Yezza served as ...more

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Abdurrahim El-Keib is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 68 Abdurrahim Abdulhafiz El-Keib, PhD, is a Libyan politician, professor of electrical engineering, and entrepreneur who served as interim Prime Minister of Libya from 24 November 2011 to 14 ...more

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Abuzed Omar Dorda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Abuzed Omar Dorda age 74 Abuzed Omar Dorda was General Secretary of the People's Committee of Libya from 7 October 1990 to 29 January 1994, and as Libya's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1997 to ...more

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Ali Ashour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Ali Ashour age 58 Ali Ihmayda Ashour Shaaban, M.A., is a judge and a Libyan politician. Born in the city of Khoms, he was named Justice Minister on 22 November 2011 by Abdurrahim El-Keib. Prior to the 2011 Libyan ...more

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Ali Aujali is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Ali Aujali age 74 Ali Suleiman Aujali is a Libyan diplomat who was nominated for Libya's minister of foreign affairs, but resigned on 2 January 2013 without being sworn in.

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Ali Treki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 80 Ali Abdussalam Treki was a Libyan diplomat in Muammar Gaddafi's regime. Treki served as one of Libya's top diplomats since the 1970s. He was Foreign Minister from 1976 to 1982 and again from ...more

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Ali Zeidan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 68 Ali Zeidan is a former Prime Minister of Libya. He was appointed by the General National Congress on 14 October 2012, and took office on 14 November after Congress approved his cabinet nominees. ...more

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Ashour Bin Khayal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Ashour Bin Khayal age 79 Ashour Bin Khayal, sometimes romanised Bin Hayal, is a Libyan diplomat and politician who was born in the Cyrenaican city of Derna in September 1939. He was named Foreign Minister on 22 November ...more

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Awad al-Baraasi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Awad al-Baraasi age 52 Awad Ibraik Ibrahim Al-Baraasi is an electrical engineer and Libyan politician.

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Hamza Abu Faris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Hamza Abu Faris age 72 Hamza Abu Faris, is a Libyan scholar and politician who was born in Msallata on 13 January 1946. He was named Awqaf & Islamic Affairs Minister on 22 November 2011 by Abdurrahim El-Keib.

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Hussein Maziq is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Died at 88 (1918-2006) Hussein Yousef Maziq a Libyan politician was Prime Minister of Libya from 20 March 1965 to 2 July 1967. He was one of the most important men in the Kingdom era of Libya.

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Mahmud al-Muntasir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Died at 67 (1903-1970) Mahmud al-Muntasir was the first Prime minister of Libya from March 29, 1951 to February 19, 1954, and again from January 20, 1964 to March 20, 1965. He was also the Minister of Foreign Affairs ...more

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Mifta al-Usta Umar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mifta al-Usta Umar Died at 75 (1935-2010) Mifta al-Usta Umar was the General Secretary of Libya's General People's Congress from 15 February 1984 to 7 October 1990. In this role, he was officially Libya's head of state, though Muammar ...more

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Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Died at 37 (1974-2011) Mutassim Billah Gaddafi was a Libyan Army officer, and the National Security Advisor of Libya from 2008 until 2011. He was the fourth son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and a member of ...more

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Mohamed Abdelaziz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mohamed Abdelaziz Mohamed Abdelaziz is a Libyan politician who served as the foreign minister and chairman of the Arab League council of ministers from January 2013 to August 2014.

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Mohammed Ali Salim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mohammed Ali Salim age 83 Mohammed Ali Salim is a Libyan politician who was the Acting Chairman of the General National Congress of Libya, a role he held as the oldest member of Libya's first democratically-elected ...more

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Mohammed Magariaf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mohammed Magariaf age 78 Mohammed Yousef el-Magariaf, Mohamed Magariaf, or, as he writes on his official website, Dr. Mohamed Yusuf Al Magariaf is a Libyan politician who served as the President of the General National ...more

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Mohieddin Fikini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mohieddin Fikini Died at 69 (1925-1994) Mohieddin Fikini, last name also spelled Fekini, was the Prime Minister of Libya from 19 March 1963 to 22 January 1964. He was also the Minister of foreign affairs from 19 March 1963 to 22 ...more

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Moussa Koussa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Moussa Koussa age 71 Moussa Muhammad Koussa is a Libyan political figure and diplomat, who served in the Libyan government as Minister of Foreign Affairs from March 2009, into the Libyan Civil War, when he resigned ...more

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Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Died at 69 (1942-2011) Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician who governed Libya as its primary leader from 1969 to 2011. Taking power in a ...more

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Muhammad Osman Said is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Muhammad Osman Said Died at 85 (1922-2007) Muhammad Osman Said was a Libyan politician that held many positions in the era of the Kingdom of Libya including the Prime Minister of Libya from 17 October 1960 to 19 March 1963.

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Mustafa A.G. Abushagur is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 67 Mustafa A.G. Abushagur is a Libyan politician, professor of electrical engineering, university president and entrepreneur. He served as interim Deputy Prime Minister of Libya from 22 November ...more

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Mustafa Abdul Jalil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Mustafa Abdul Jalil age 66 Mustafa Abdul Jalil or Abdul-Jalil is a Libyan politician who was the Chairman of the National Transitional Council from 5 March 2011 until its dissolution on 8 August 2012. This position meant ...more

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Naeem M. Abdurrahman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Naeem M. Abdurrahman age 64 Dr. Naeem M. Abdurrahman P.h.D, PE is a Libyan nuclear scientist, engineer and academic. He was named Libya's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research on 22 November 2011 by Prime ...more

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Osama al-Juwaili is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Osama al-Juwaili age 57 Osama al-Juwaili is a Libyan commander who serves as Minister of Defence in the government of Abdurrahim El-Keib, Libya's interim Prime Minister. He fought in the 2011 civil war against the ...more

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 46 Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is a former Libyan political figure. He is the second son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his second wife Safia Farkash. Gaddafi was awarded a PhD from London ...more

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Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir Died at 62 (1939-2001) Umar Mustafa Al-Muntassar was General Secretary of the People's Committee in Libya from 1 March 1987 to 7 October 1990 and the foreign minister from 1992 until 2000.

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Wanis al-Qaddafi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Wanis al-Qaddafi Died at 62 (1924-1986) Wanis al-Qaddafi was a Libyan politician that held many positions in the era of the Kingdom of Libya including the Prime Minister of Libya from 4 September 1968 to 31 August 1969, when his ...more