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Famous Politicians from Libya

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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 69
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 75
Abuzed Omar Dorda (Arabic: أبو زيد عمر دوردة‎) (born 4 April 1944) was General Secretary of the People's Committee (Prime Minister) of Libya from 7 October 1990 to 29 January 1994, and as ...more
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Ali Ashour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Ali Ashour age 59
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 75
Ali Suleiman Aujali (Arabic: علي الأوجلي‎, alternatively transliterated Ojli and Adjali) is a Libyan diplomat who was nominated for Libya's minister of foreign affairs, but resigned on 2 January ...more
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Ali Treki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 81
Ali Abdussalam Treki (Arabic: علي عبد السلام التريكي‎‎; 10 October 1937 – 19 October 2015) was a Libyan diplomat in Muammar Gaddafi's regime. Treki served as one of Libya's top diplomats ...more
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Ali Zeidan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 69
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 80
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 53
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 73
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
Dec. at 88 (1918-2006)
Hussein Yousef Maziq (Arabic: حسين يوسف مازق‎) a Libyan politician (1918 – 12 May 2006) was Prime Minister of Libya from 20 March 1965 to 2 July 1967. He was one of the most important men in the ...more
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Mahmud al-Muntasir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Dec. at 67 (1903-1970)
Mahmud al-Muntasir (Arabic: محمود المنتصر ‎) 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 ...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 Dec. at 75 (1935-2010)
Mifta al-Usta Umar (Arabic: مفتاح الاسطى عمر ‎) (1935-22 March 2010) was the General Secretary of Libya's General People's Congress from 15 February 1984 to 7 October 1990. In this role, he was ...more
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Moatassem-Billah Gaddafi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Dec. at 37 (1974-2011)
Al-Mutassim Billah al-Gaddafi (Arabic: مُعْتَصِمٌ بِٱللهِ ٱلْقَذَّافِيّ‎, also transliterated as Al-Moa'tassem Bellah or Al-Mu'tasim; 18 December 1974 – 20 October 2011) was a Libyan Army ...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 84
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 79
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 Dec. at 69 (1925-1994)
Mohieddin Fikini (Arabic: محي الدين فكيني‎; 10 March 1925 – 1994), last name also spelled Fekini, was the Prime Minister of Libya from 19 March 1963 to 22 January 1964. He was also the Minister ...more
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Moussa Koussa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Moussa Koussa age 72
Moussa Muhammad Koussa (Arabic: موسى كوسا‎, Arabic pronunciation: [ˈmusaˌkosa]; born 1949?) is a Libyan political figure and diplomat, who held several high-profile positions in the Libyan ...more
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Muammar al-Gaddafi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Dec. at 69 (1942-2011)
Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi (; c. 1942 – 20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He governed Libya as ...more

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Muhammad Osman Said is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Muhammad Osman Said Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)
Muhammad Osman Said (October 1922 – 31 December 2007) 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 ...more
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Mustafa A.G. Abushagur ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
age 68
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 67
Mustafa Abdul Jalil (Arabic: مصطفى عبد الجليل‎, also transcribed Abdul-Jelil, Abd-al-Jalil, Abdel-Jalil, Abdeljalil or Abdu Al Jeleil) (born 1952) is a Libyan politician who was the Chairman of ...more
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Naeem M. Abdurrahman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Libya
Naeem M. Abdurrahman age 65
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 58
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