Mohammed Omar al-Mukhtar was born in 1921 in Al-Awailiya, near al-Marg in the east of Libya Mohammed Omar al-Mukhtar was born in 1921 in Al-Awailiya, near al-Marg in the east of Libya
Written by  Jul 13, 2018 - 46 Views

The death of the last Libyan Mujahid dynasty Omar al-Mukhtar

The only son of the Libyan Mujahid Omar al-Mukhtar (1858-1931), who resisted the Italian occupation in his country for twenty years, before being executed by the occupation, named Mohammed.

Sources from the tribe of "Alnfh" to which he belongs, and said that "Haj Mohammed died at his home gardens area in the city of Benghazi (east) at the age of 97 years."

Mohammed Mukhtar was suffering from many diseases, because of his age, and received treatment inside and outside the country more than once, the last trip treatment in the UAE lasted three months.

Mohammed Omar al-Mukhtar was born in 1921 in Al-Awailiya, near al-Marg in the east of Libya. He lived with his mother, Naisa al-Gilani and some of his relatives.

He left Libya with his mother to Egypt in 1927, at the request of his father Omar al-Mukhtar, who wanted to devote himself to fighting the Italian occupation forces.

Mohammed lived in Egypt for 18 years in the city of Hammam, and moved between the cities of Sidi Barani, Matrouh, Alexandria and others.

Omar al-Mukhtar's son is educated at the Shatby School in the coastal city of Alexandria, where he was informed of the execution of his father by the occupation forces.

Mohammed married twice, the first of his cousin, Azza al-Fayoumi in 1942, did not have children, and then died.

In 1964, he married Fatima Ghariani, and had children of her who died young, to remain the only one carrying the descendants of Omar Mukhtar, after the death of his brother and all of his relatives.

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