Osama bin Laden was the founder of the pan-Islamic militant organization Al-Qaeda which has been responsible for spreading global terrorism on a number of occasions. Born as a Saudi Arabian, he was later recognized as a stateless man because of his involvement in some of the most heinous terrorist activities including 1998 United States embassy bombings, the September 11 attacks, and the 2002 Bali bombings.


He was born on March 10, 1957.


Osama bin Laden died at the age of 54 on May 2, 2011, in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan due to a gunshot wound.

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Girlfriend / Spouse

Osama bin Laden had dated –

  1. Najwa Ghanhem (1974–before September 11, 2001)
  2. Khadijah Sharif (1983–1990s)
  3. Khairiah Sabar (1985–2011)
  4. Siham Sabar (1987–2011)
  5. Amal Ahmed al-Sadah (2000–2011)
  6. Kola Boof

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Left-handed
  • Usually walked with the help of a cane
  • Used to wear the traditional Yemeni male keffiyeh
  • Tall stature

Osama bin Laden Favorite Things

  • Some Of His Favorite Works To Read – The ones by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and Charles de Gaulle

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Osama bin Laden Facts

  1. His name has often been spelled as Usama bin Laden, Usama bin Ladin, Ussamah bin Ladin, Oussama ben Laden, etc. because Arabic does not have a universally accepted standard for transliterating its words.
  2. In 1988, Osama bin Laden founded Al-Qaeda alongside the likes of Abdullah Azzam and the several other Arab volunteers during the Soviet-Afghan War.
  3. Although he never took responsibility for the unfortunate September 11th attacks and rather appreciated the act, it has been established that he was indeed the mastermind behind the attacks that took nearly 3000 lives.
  4. He was also on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) lists of ‘Ten Most Wanted Fugitives’ and ‘Most Wanted Terrorists’.
  5. Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation, code-named Operation Neptune Spear, lead by a United States military special operations unit during the leadership of President .
  6. His height became one of the factors that helped in identifying his corpse which was buried at sea within 24 hours of his death, as per Islamic Law.

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Facts of Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Ladin

  • Gender Male
  • full nameOsama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Ladin
  • nicknamesThe Emir, Sheik, Jihadist Sheik, Prince, Sheik al-Mujahid, Hajj, Director, Abū ‘Abdāllāh, Lion, Lion Sheik
  • birthplaceRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Date of Birth March 10, 1957
  • Age 64 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundYemeni and Yemeni
  • nationalitySaudi Arabian
  • religionIslam (Wahhabism /Salafism)
  • net worth$100 Million
  • professionFounder of the pan-Islamic militant organization Al-Qaeda
  • weight80 kg or 176.5 lbs
  • height6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
  • hair colorSalt and Pepper
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • collegeKing Abdulaziz University
  • motherHamida al-Attas
  • fatherMohammed bin Awad bin Laden

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