Teacher, Deceased Person
1858 – 1931
Who was Omar Mukhtar?
Omar Mukhtar, of the Mnifa, was born in the small village of Janzour, near Tobruk in eastern Barqa in Libya. Beginning in 1912, he organized and, for nearly twenty years, led native resistance to Italian colonization of Libya. Italian armed forces captured and hanged him in 1931.
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