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Moammar Gadhafi Ruled Libya With An Iron Fist

Moammar Gadhafi was a young army officer when he first seized power in a September 1969 coup. During his rule of more than four decades, he was an unpredictable, often brutal leader with an inflated vision of himself. On Thursday, Libyan officials announced that he had been captured and killed.

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