"Colonel" Bob Denard (born Gilbert Bourgeaud April 7, 1929 in Bordeaux, died October 14, 2007), also known as Said Mustapha Mahdjoub, was a French mercenary. He was one of the most famous mercenaries after World War II. Denard fought in Indochina. He also fought in Algeria. Denard was married seven times and was the father of eight children. He practiced polygamy afer he converted to Islam. Denard had Alzheimer's disease at the time of his death.