Hussein Maziq was one of the most important men in the Kingdom era of Libya.
15 Facts About Hussein Maziq
Hussein Maziq had involved in 1860 in The Barasa-Ubaidat War, but he had not survived to see its end.
Hussein Maziq moved to Benghazi and died there in 1870.
Hussein Maziq was killed at the battle of "Ain Bumansur" near Derna in 1912.
Hussein Yousef Maziq was born in 1918 near Tacnis.
Hussein Maziq studied in an Italian school in Cyrene for a while, but the Italian government prevented him from continuing his studies.
In 1940, Hussein Maziq was invited along with several famous men from Cyrenaica, to visit Italy, where they met Benito Mussolini.
Thereafter, Hussein Maziq headed no political posts until January 1964, when he became a foreign minister in Mahmud al-Muntasir's cabinet.
Unexpectedly, when Hussein Maziq was attending an Arab summit in Cairo the same year, President Nasser told him, after an American pressure on Nasser, not to be in a rush to eject the American forces from Libya.
Hussein Maziq told the story of this meeting while defending himself at the Libyan People's Court in 1970.
Hussein Maziq continued executing the five-year plan for development as the two former governments did.
Hussein Maziq sent to King Idris a report about Abdullah Abid's financial violations.
Hussein Maziq was abroad when the coup d'etat of 1 September 1969 occurred.
Hussein Maziq was sentenced to a ten-year prison sentence in 1971, but he was released in 1974.
Hussein Maziq lived the rest of his life at his home in Benghazi.