galleryGaddafi's Life in Photos10.20.11galleryGaddafi's Life in PhotosThe Libyan dictator reported died Thursday after a gun battle. See photos of his life.10.20.11 2:07 PM ETPopperfoto / Getty Images Col. Muammar Gaddafi in 1969, the year he rose to power in Libya. Farouk Ibrahim / AP Photo Former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser and Gaddafi in 1969. AFP / Getty Images Gaddafii in 1975 at summit of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Gamma-Keystone / Getty Images Gaddafi in Paris, France in 1973. Joel Robine, AFP / Getty Images Gaddafi and his second wife, Safia, wave to crowd in 1985. Paola Crociani / AP Photo Gaddafi wore a white glove during the first session of a conference of Arab leaders in Algeirs in 1988. Farouk Ibrahim / AP Photo Gaddafi and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo's Tahrir Square in 1990. Sergei Grits / AP Photo Gaddafi at at wreath-laying ceremony in Minsk in 2008. Charles Dharapak / AP Photo Gaddafi with President Barack Obama at the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy. Mahmud Turkia, AFP / Getty Images Gaddafi at a ceremony in 2009 marking the birth of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad. Pier Paolo Cito / AP Photo Despite advances by the Libyan rebels, Gaddafi greeted supporters in Tripoli with a victorious gesture on April 10, 2011. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoLibyans carrying Gaddafi's portrait of Moammar Gadhafi inside a hotel in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 as the former rebels stormed the capital.