Libya:
Rulers and Leaders



Kings: 1951-1969 Mohammad "Idris" Assanousi
Heads of State: 1969- Muammar Abou Minyar al Qadhafi
Premiers
1951-1954 Mahmoud Al-Muntasser
1954 Mohammed Assakizly
1954-1957 Mustafa Ben halim
1957-1960 Abdulmajeed Kaabar
1960-1963 Mohammed bin Othman Assaid
1963-1964 Mohieddine Fekini
1964-1965 Mahmoud Al-Muntasser
1965-1967 Hussain Maziq
1967 Abdulkadir Badri
1967-1968 Abdulhameed Al-Bakkush
1968-1969 Wanees Al-Qaddafi
1969-1970 Mahmoud Solaiman Al-Maghreby
1970-1972 Muammar Al-Qaddafi
1972-1977 Abdussalam Jalloud
1977-1979 Abdulaati Al-Obeidi
1979-1984 Jadallah Azzouz Attalhi
1984-1986 Mohammed Azzarouq Ragab
1986-1987 Jadallah Azzouz Attalhi
1987-1990 Umar Mustafa Al-Muntasir
1990-1994 Abu Zaid Omar Dourda
1994- Abd al-Majeed Al-Qaoud

General History

439 BC Kingdom of Cyrene is replaced by a Republic Regime 455 Libya is conquered by the Vandals 643 Amr ibn al-As gains control of Libyan territory 1401 The principality of Tripoli is annexed by Hafsids 1551 - 1911 Province of Tripolitania is under Ottoman Rule 1551 - 1911 Province of Cyrenaica is under Ottoman Rule 1711 - 1835 The Qaramanlly Dynasty begins rule over Tripoli 1784 USA pays tribute to Tripoli for piracy protection 1801 Tripoli raises payment for piracy protection 1801 Tipolitans begin seizing American ships 1801 - 1805 Tripolitan War between US & Tripoli begins 1803 US sends naval squadron to blockade Tripoli port 1804 The US frigate Philadelphia is captured by Tripoli 1805 The town of Derna is captured by US 1835 The Osmanlis reconquer territory of Libya 1911 The Italians invaded Libya 1943 The Allied forces captured Tripoli 1943 - 1951 Libya was controlled by USA, Britain and France 1951 Libyan Independance 1969 The Libyan Revolution

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