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Who Has Qaddafi Bankrolled? -- PICTURES


US singer Beyonce performs on The Pyramid Stage as the headline act during the last day of the Glastonbury festival near Glastonbury, Somerset on June 26, 2011. The festival, which started in 1970 when several hundred hippies paid 1 GBP to attend, has grown into Europe's largest music festival attracting more than 175,000 people over five days. AFP PHOTO / Adrian Dennis (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)(ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

During his more than 40 years in power, Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi spent millions of dollars on everything from lobbying efforts to land rentals, and his sons have been known to spare no expense when it comes to entertainment.

As his government—the Libyan Jamahiriya—collapses in Tripoli, here's a closer look at a few of the celebrities and politicians who have taken money from the colonel and his kin.


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