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Siad Barre

Military services dictator and 3rd president of Somalia who kept any office from 1969 to 1991. He went to police college in Italy and came back to Somalia, where he ultimately became Vice Commander from the military. He set up a Supreme Groundbreaking Council and ruled through a cult of character that designed him as the “Victorious Head” after he seized power. He was wedded to Khadija Maalin and afterwards Dalyad Haji Hashi. Hassan Mohamud was elected leader of Somalia in 2012 and re-established democratic relationships with america.

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