Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr
Profile

Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr

Libyan Minister of Defence and Head of the Libyan Army
Male
Born 1952
Hometown Jalu
Died Oct 20, 2011
Death Place Sirte

Major General Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr was the Libyan Minister of Defence under the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. His official position was Secretary of the Libyan General Interim Committee for Defence. There is disagreement about the year of Jabr's birth. According to the UN he was born in 1952 in Jalu, Libya. The German newspaper the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung gives the much earlier date of 1940.… Read More

related links

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr.

CHILDHOOD

1952 Birth There is disagreement about the year of Jabr's birth. According to the UN he was born in 1952 in Jalu, Libya. The German newspaper the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung gives the much earlier date of 1940. Educated at the Military Academy in Benghazi, Jabr shared classes with the young Muammar Gaddafi. Later they both belonged to the Free Officers Movement which on 1 September 1969 removed King Idris from power in a bloodless coup and brought Gaddafi to power. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 59 Years Old 1 More Event
On 20 October 2011, Al Jazeera reported that Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr was killed in Sirte. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu-Bakr_Yunis_Jabr.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Not the person you were looking for? Search Abu Bakr Yunis Jabr