Famous People Born In Baghdad

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 1 
Zaha Hadid
(Architect)
Zaha Hadid
20
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 31, 2016
 2 
Ahmad ibn Fadlan
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0879 AD
Died: 0960 AD
 3 
Jim Al-Khalili
(Physicist)
Jim Al-Khalili
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 4 
Al-Maʾmūn
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Maʾmūn
2
Birthdate: September 14, 0786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 9, 0833
 5 
Abd al-Karim Qasim
(Prime Minister of Iraq from 1958 to 1963)
Abd al-Karim Qasim
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 9, 1963
 6 
Adnan Al-Kaissie
(Iraqi former professional wrestler and manager)
Adnan Al-Kaissie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Al-Masudi
(Historian)
Al-Masudi
0
Birthdate: 0896 AD
Died: August 31, 0956
Faisal II of Iraq
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 14, 1958
 9 
Charles Saatchi
(Businessman)
Charles Saatchi
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
 10 
ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
(President of Iraq from 1966 to 1968)
ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 24, 2007
 11 
Qusay Hussein
(Iraqi Politician, Military Leader and Son of Saddam Hussein)
Qusay Hussein
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 22, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Bassam Al-Rawi
(Football player)
Bassam Al-Rawi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Raghad Hussein
(Oldest Daughter of Saddam Hussein)
Raghad Hussein
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
 14 
Haider al-Abadi
(75th Prime Minister of Iraq)
Haider al-Abadi
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1952 AD
 15 
Ayad Allawi
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Ayad Allawi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
 16 
Latif Yahia
(Former Iraqi Military Officer Who Played a Prominent Role in the Iran–Iraq War)
Latif Yahia
4
Birthdate: June 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
 17 
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1892 AD
Died: August 28, 1965
 18 
Mohanad Ali
(Football player)
Mohanad Ali
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 19 
Muntadhar al Zaidi
(Known for George W. Bush shoeing incident)
Muntadhar al Zaidi
2
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 20 
Dar Salim
(Actor)
Dar Salim
2
Birthdate: August 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Nadira
(Indian actress)
Nadira
4
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 9, 2006
 22 
Nuri al-Said
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq Who Shaped the Modern Iraqi State)
Nuri al-Said
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 15, 1958
 23 
Zainab Salbi
(writer, activist)
Zainab Salbi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Gillian Clark
(Badminton player)
Gillian Clark
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Abraham Karem
(Pioneer in innovative fixed and rotary-wing unmanned vehicles)
Abraham Karem
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
 26 
Al-Amīn
(Sixth Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate)
Al-Amīn
1
Birthdate: April 14, 0787
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: 0813 AD
 27 
Abdul Salam Arif
(Former President of Iraq)
Abdul Salam Arif
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 13, 1966
 28 
Mahmud Shevket Pasha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1856 AD
Died: June 11, 1913
 29 
Bashar Resan
(Association football player)
Bashar Resan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Abid Hamid Mahmud
(Iraqi Military Officer Who Served as Saddam Hussein's Personal Secretary from 1990 to 2003)
Abid Hamid Mahmud
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Died: June 7, 2012
 31 
Aḥmad ibn Ṭūlūn
(Governor of Egypt)
Aḥmad ibn Ṭūlūn
0
Birthdate: September 20, 0835
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 10, 0884
 32 
Al-Mawardi
(Jurist)
Al-Mawardi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0972 AD
Died: May 27, 1058
 33 
Ahmed Radhi
(Football player)
Ahmed Radhi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 21, 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Al-Nasir
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Nasir
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1158
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 5, 1225
 35 
Al-Balādhurī
(Historian)
Al-Balādhurī
0
Birthdate: 0820 AD
Died: 0892 AD
 36 
David Sassoon
(entrepreneur)
David Sassoon
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 7, 1864
 37 
Al-Mustaʿṣim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1213 AD
Died: February 20, 1258
 38 
Al-Yaʿqūbī
(Historian and geographer)
Al-Yaʿqūbī
0
Died: 0897 AD
 39 
Al-Muqtafi
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Muqtafi
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1096
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 12, 1160
 40 
Alaa Abdul-Zahra
(Football player)
Alaa Abdul-Zahra
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Al-Muʿtaṣim
(ʿAbbāsid caliph)
Al-Muʿtaṣim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0796
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 5, 0842
 42 
Faisal Husseini
(Palestinian Politician)
Faisal Husseini
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 31, 2001
 43 
Ibn Muqla
(Official)
Ibn Muqla
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0885 AD
Died: June 30, 0940
 44 
Ibn Aqil
(Theologian)
Ibn Aqil
0
Birthdate: 1040 AD
Died: 1119 AD
Abd al-Wahhab Al-Bayati
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 3, 1999
 46 
Yitzhak Kaduri
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1898 AD
Died: January 28, 2006
 47 
Ibn al-Jawzi
(Hagiographer)
Ibn al-Jawzi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1116 AD
Died: June 16, 1201
Abd al-Karīm al-Jīlī
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 18, 1365
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: 1424 AD
 49 
Zahraa Ben Mime
(Actress, Model)
Zahraa Ben Mime
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
 50 
Ovadia Yosef
(Rabbi, Posek, Dayan)
Ovadia Yosef
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 7, 2013