List of Libyans
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A list of noteworthy people from Libya sorted by occupation.
- 1 Business people
- 2 Educators and teachers
- 3 Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States
- 4 Lawyers
- 5 Linguists
- 6 Musicians
- 7 Nobility
- 8 Politicians
- 9 Physicians
- 10 Religious figures
- 11 Resistance leaders
- 12 Royalty
- 13 Rulers
- 14 Scientists and mathematicians
- 15 Sportspeople
- 16 Writers
- 17 Film makers
- 18 External links
- Hassan Tatanaki - Chairman and managing director of oil company, Challenger Limited.
- Husni Bey - Chairman of HB Group.
- Basit Igtet - Established the Swiss Mideast Finance Group
Educators and teachers
Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States
- Abdel Hamid Ibn Abdussalem Ibn Mifta Al Ghazzawi
- Omar Khalifa Mohammed Abu Bakr
- Muhammad Abd Allah Mansur Al Futuri
- Abdul Rauf Omar Mohammed Abu Al Qusin
- Omar Deghayes
- Abu Yahia al-Libi
- Salem Abdul Salem Ghereby
- Ashraf Salim Abd Al Salam Sultan
- Ibrahim Mahdy Achmed Zeidan
- Kamel Maghur (1935–2002)
- Ibn al-Ajdābī (died after c. 1077), scholar and linguist
- Kalifa Tillisi (1930-2010), historian, translator, and linguist
- Ahmed Fakroun: Libyan singer, composer and producer.
- Nasser el-Mizdawi: (born 1950) Libyan singer, guitarist and composer.
- Ayman El Aatar: (born 1982) Libyan singer.
- Nadia Ali: (born 3 August 1980) Singer/Song Writer
- House of Shennib (Bayt Shennib): Libyan nobility, Royal Courtiers
- Omar Faiek Shennib: Head of the Royal Court, Royal Diwan
- Wanis al-Qaddafi: Libyan nobility (unrelated to Muammar Gaddafi)
- House of Al-Mukhtar: Libyan nobility (descendents of Omar Mukhtar)
List of Libyan politicians by position:
Foreign ministers and ambassadors
- Wahbi al-Bouri - Foreign minister
- Abdul Salam al-Buseiri - Foreign minister
- Mohieddin Fikini - Foreign minister
- Abdul Majid Kubar - Foreign minister
- Hussein Maziq - Foreign minister
- Mahmud al-Muntasir - Foreign minister
- Dr.Ali Abdulsalam Treki - foreign minister
- Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir- Foreign minister
- Muhammad Sakizli - Foreign minister
- Abdel Rahman Shalgham - Foreign minister
- Jadallah Azzuz at-Talhi - Foreign minister
- Hassan Tatanaki-Foreign minister
- Omar Faiek Shennib - Minister of Defence, 1951-1953 (death)
- Abdul Ati al-Obeidi
- Abdul Qadir al-Badri: Prime minister of Libya from July 2, 1967 to October 25, 1967.
- Abdul Hamid al-Bakkoush
- Mustafa Ben Halim
- Abuzed Omar Dorda
- Mohieddin Fikini
- Abdessalam Jalloud
- Mahmud Sulayman al-Maghribi
- Hussein Maziq
- Muhammad Ahmad al-Mangoush
- Mahmud al-Muntasir
- Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir
- Abdul Majid al-Qa′ud
- Wanis al-Qaddafi
- Muhammad az-Zaruq Rajab
- Muhammad Osman Said
- Muhammad Sakizli
- Embarek shamekh
- Imbarek Shamekh
- Jadallah Azzuz at-Talhi
- Baghdadi Mahmudi
- Mahmoud Jibril
- Sulaiman al-Barouni: (1872–1940), resistance leader against Italian colonization.
- Omar al-Mukhtar: (1862–1931), Libyan hero and resistance leader under against Italian colonization.
- Sayyid Ahmed Sharif es Senussi: Libyan resistance leader and chief of the Senussi order.
- Idris I of Libya: King of Libya (1951 to 1969) and the Chief of the Senussi Muslim order
- Sayyid Ahmed Sharif es Senussi: Chief of the Senussi Muslim order
- Queen Fatima: (1918–2009): Former queen of Libya
- Sayyid Hassan ar-Rida
- Muhammad as-Senussi: (born 1962)
- Sayyid Muhammad bin 'Ali as-Senussi
- Omar Faiek Shennib: Head of the Royal Diwan, Royal Court
- Idris I of Libya: (1890–1983), King of Libya (1951–1969).
- Muammar Gaddafi: (1942–2011), Libyan leader (1969–2011).
- Ahmed Karamanli: (1686–1745), Pasha (ruler) of Tripolitania (1711–1745).
- Yusuf Karamanli: (died 1838), Pasha (ruler) of Tripolitania (1795–1832).
- Shoshenq I: Libyan king of Egypt (c. 945 – c. 924 BCE) and founder of the Twenty-second Egyptian dynasty.
- Septimius Severus: (146–211) Roman Emperor (193–211), born in Libya.
- Battaros: legendary Libyan king.
- Zentani Muhammad az-Zentani
- Umar Mihayshi: (died 1984) Libyan army officer.
- Mustafa Abdul Jalil: (born 1952) Anti-Gaddafi resistance leader, Former Minister of Justice, and President of the National Transitional Council (2011-Present)
Scientists and mathematicians
- Eratosthenes: (276 BC – 194 BC), Hellenistic mathematician, geographer and astronomer, born in Libya.
- Suleiman Ali Nashnush: (died 1991)
- Samir Aboud
- Osama Al Hamady
- Muhammed Alsnany
- Akram Ayyad
- Mansour Al Borki
- Ehab Al Bousefi
- Omar Daoud
- Luis de Agustini
- Ahmed Faraj El Masli
- Tarik El Taib
- Meftah Ghazalla
- Khaled Hussein
- Abdesalam Kames
- Nader Kara
- Abdusalam Khames
- Mohmoud Maklouf Shafter
- Waled Mhadeb
- Rabe Al Msellati
- Jehad Muntasser
- Arafa Nakuaa
- Walid Ali Osman
- Ali Rahuma
- Marei Al Ramly
- Salem Ibrahim Al Rewani
- Alejandro Ruben
- Hesham Shaban
- Younes Al Shibani
- Naji Shushan
- Abdulnaser Slil
- Reda Al Tawrghe
- Mohamed Zubya
- Ahmed Mahmoud Zuway
- Ibrahim Al-Koni: (born 1948).
- Hisham Matar: (born 1970)
- Daif Al-Ghazal: (1976–2005) Writer and journalist who was murdered in 2005
- Saddeka Arebi: (died 2007) Author and anthropologist.
- Ahmed Fouad Shennib: (died 2007) Poet and Minister of Culture and Education.
- Maysoon Shaladi British actress, model, TV presenter, Big Brother contestant UK
- Farah Abushwesha: Award winning filmmaker of Libyan and Irish decent.
- Don Coscarelli: Horror film director.
- Libya-Watanona.com's page includes pages on historic Libyans and links to websites of contemporary famous ones
- Worldstatesmen.org's History and list of rulers of Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, Fezzan and Libya (before and after unification).
- Hostkingdom.net's History and list of rulers of Tripolitania.
- Hostkingdom.net's History and list of rulers of Cyrenaica.
- Hostkingdom.net's History and list of rulers of Fezzan.
- Zum.de's History of Cyrenaica.