What happened to Muammar El Gaddafi's wife

After the dictator's death: What is left of the Gaddafi clan

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Dead, in exile or hidden: the clan of Muammar Gaddafi has come to an end. There are currently contradicting reports about Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam.

Muammar Gaddafi: Ruled as a dictator in Libya for almost 42 years. The 69-year-old died fighting in his hometown of Sirte. He was previously in hiding for two months.

Safija Gaddafi: In Algeria. Gaddafi's second wife, who comes from Bosnia-Herzegovina, fled to the neighboring country with her children.

Mohammed Gaddafi: In Algeria. The eldest son of the ex-ruler comes from a short marriage with the officer's daughter Fatiha. He ran Libya's postal and telecommunications companies, owned two cellular operators, and headed the National Olympic Committee.

Hannibal Gaddafi: In Algeria. He made headlines for his luxury life and acts of violence. In 2005 he is said to have beaten up a woman in Paris. In 2007 he was arrested by the Geneva judiciary for allegedly ill-treating domestic workers.

Aisha Gaddafi: In Algeria. The lawyer was one of the lawyers of the later executed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and most recently headed a Libyan charity.

Al-Saadi Gaddafi: In Niger. Until 2003 he led an elite unit in the fight against Islamists in Libya, then he went to Italy as a professional footballer, was rarely used and had to go after doping allegations. He is on Interpol's wanted list; Niger has so far refused to extradite him.

Khamis Gaddafi: Dead. He commanded an elite unit of the regime notorious for its cruelty. He died in late August fighting with rebels near Tripoli.

Saif al-Arab Gaddafi: Should be dead. As a student in Munich, he was noticed because of discotheque brawls. According to unconfirmed information from a Libyan government spokesman, he died on May 1 from NATO bombs.

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi: There are contradicting reports about the son of the killed former Libyan ruler Gaddafi. According to a Libyan minister, he has been wounded and is now being treated in a hospital. Other sources report that Saif al-Islam is dead.

Mutassim Billah Gaddafi: Dead. Until the end at his father's side in Sirte. Mutassim fled to Egypt after a falling out with his father, but was allowed to return and commanded the Presidential Guard.

Milad Aubustaia Gaddafi: Remaining unclear. Muammar adopted his nephew. Legend has it that he saved the dictator's life during a US bombing raid on Tripoli in 1986.

Hana Gaddafi: Fate unexplained. The adopted daughter is said to have been killed by US bombs on Tripoli in 1986 at the age of 15 months. According to documents that have now been discovered, however, she is alive, trained as a doctor and last lived in Tripoli.

(sda)