Muammar Gaddafi Comes to Power

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  1. Christian

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    On this day in history, September 1, 1969...

    Following a coup d'état that resulted in the overthrow of King Idris I of Lybia, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi seized power. Prior to his execution, Gaddafi was planning on introducing a gold-backed currency in his oil-rich country, to rival the US dollar and Euro. This made him very unpopular among the rest of the world's elite.

     

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