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Libya

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Libya became an independent, sovereign, federal kingdom under the Amir of Cyrenaica, Mohammed Idris et Senussi, as King of the United Kingdom of Libya, on 24 Dec. 1951, when the British Residents in Tripolitania and Cyrenaica and the French Resident in the Fezzan transferred their remaining powers to the federal government of Libya, in pursuance of decisions passed by the United Nations in 1949 and 1950. The King is married to his cousin Fatima and to Aliyah Lamlim. in Nov. 1956 the King announcedthe appointment of H.R.H. Prince Al Hassan Rida as Crown Prince unless he himself should have an heir.

Al Mamlaka al Libiyya al Muttahida

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Books of Reference

  1. The economic development of Libya. International Bank, 1960Google Scholar
  2. Assan, G., La Libia e il mondo arabo. Borne, 1959Google Scholar
  3. Evans-Pritchard, E. E., The Sanusi of Cyrenaica. Oxford, 1949Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1962

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