Moammar Gadhafi's rise and fall (21 images)

With rebel forces taking an increasingly dominant hold in Gadhafi's stronghold of Tripoli, and his forces abandoning him for the opposition, it looks like the nearly 42 years of his rule in Libya have been brought to an end.
Updated: Aug. 22, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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Libyan leader Moammer Gadhafi greets attendees before delivering his address to the 64th General Assembly at the United Nations on September 23, 2009 in New York City. UPI /Monika Graff
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