Mahmoud Jibril life and biography

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Mahmoud Jibril biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bani Walid, Libya
Nationality : Libyan
Category : Politics
Last modified : 2011-10-24
Credited as : politician, Prime Minister of Libya, Muammar al-Gaddafi

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Mahmoud Jibril (born 1952 Bani Walid) is a Libyan politician who served as the interim Prime Minister of Libya for seven and a half months during the 2011 Libyan civil war, chairing the executive board of the National Transitional Council from 5 March 2011 to 23 October 2011(when the former Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi was found by the rebels and murdered).

He also served as the Head of International Affairs.

Jibril graduated in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University in 1975, then earned a master's degree in political science in 1980 and a doctorate in political science in 1985, both from the University of Pittsburgh. He taught strategic planning at Pittsburgh for several years.

On 23 March 2011, amidst the Libyan civil war, the National Transitional Council officially formed a transitional government and Jibril was appointed to head it. On 20 October 2011, Sirte was captured and Muammar Gaddafi was killed. Jibril resigned three days later, as he promised will do.

He was succeeded by his deputy, Ali Tarhouni.

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