Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-Qahsi

Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-Qahsi (Arabic: أحمد القذافي; 15 July 1970 – 26 July 2011) was the grandson of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's uncle. On 16 April 2006, he married Gaddafi's daughter Ayesha.[1] According to the Gaddafi family, Qahsi, who was a colonel in the Libyan Army, was killed on 26 July 2011[2] bombing of the Gaddafi compound during the Libyan Civil War.[3][4] The couple had three children before the conflict started, one of whom was killed along with one of her brothers in a NATO airstrike and another killed along with her husband in the bombing of Gaddafi's compound.[5] Their fourth child, a girl, was born in Algeria as Ayesha fled there with her brothers Hannibal and Muhammad after the Battle of Tripoli in 2011.[6]

Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-Qahsi
Personal details
Born(1970-07-15)15 July 1970
Tripoli, Libya
Died26 July 2011(2011-07-26) (aged 41)
Sirte, Libya
(m. 2006)
Children4 (3 deceased)
Military service
AllegianceLibya Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Branch/serviceLibyan Army


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  2. ^ Asalah, Fayha (29 August 2011). "Unknown facts about Ayesha Gaddafi". Blitz. Archived from the original on 11 November 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  3. ^ Flock, Elizabeth (30 August 2011). "Aisha Gaddafi gives birth to baby girl hours after fleeing to Algeria". The Washington Post. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Aisha Gaddafi's Private Photo Collection Reveals 'Africa's Claudia Schiffer' (Photos)". The Huffington Post. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Aisha, Gaddafi's only daughter". The Telegraph. London. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Who Are Gaddafi's Fleeing Wife And Children?". Neon Tommy. 1 September 2011. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2011.