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Omar Mukhtar

Omar Mukhtar

Sluge

Omar Mukhtar is Libya's great folk hero who was executed by the Italians for resisting their occupation in Cyrenaica. This photo is from his mausoleum in Sluge. A movie was made of his life starring Anthony Quinn, called 'The Lion of the desert'.

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