New Delhi: This Libyan tyrant ruled Libya for 42 years. Muammar Gaddafi was born in a tent near Qasr Abu Hadi, a rural area outside the town of Sirte in the deserts of western Libya.\u00a0\u00a0He seized power in a military coup in 1969. The end to his era in Libya\u00a0 started with the start of civil war in 2011 and finally in August 2011 Libya's rebel leaders declared an end to the "era of Gaddafi" and called on his militias in Tripoli to refrain from revenge attacks.After rebels finally took his home town of Sirte, the fallen dictator was killed in a firefight with militias belonging to\u00a0 the Libya's National Transitional Council. Gaddafi was hiding inside a pipe, when he was picked out and lynched by the rebels. There were reports that he was buried at a secret location in the Libyan desert along with his son Mutassim and the country's former defence minister.Watch some pics of this dictator:\u00a0Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, circa 1985.\u00a0Muammar Gaddafi on horseback in Tripoli,1975.\u00a0Muammar in Paris, talking revolution.\u00a0Muammar Gaddafi in Circa, 1969.\u00a0French Minister Jacques Chirac with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, 1976.\u00a0Gaddafi is seen here holding hands with Soviet Union ruler Leonid Brezhnev in 1981.\u00a0Gaddafi in his early days.\u00a0Muammar Gaddafi with Palestinian PLO leader Yasser Arafat in Tripoli, 1978.\u00a0Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) joking in Tripoli with a group of British hippies, 1973.\u00a0Gaddafi is jostled by press and TV reporters outside the \u00c9lys\u00e9e palace in Paris,1973.\u00a0Gaddafi with Cuban leader Fidel Castro,1977.\u00a0Gaddafi prays in the Libyan desert near Surt,1973.\u00a0A young Muammar Gaddafi in army fatigues,1971.\u00a0Muammar Gaddafi (L) waves to the crowd in June 1975 in Tripoli.