Famous People From Iraq
Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
28 April 1937
Dictator & President of Iraq
Uday HusseinUday Hussein
18 June 1964
Saddam Hussein’s Son

NimrodNimrod
 
Biblical Figure

Sargon of AkkadSargon of Akkad
2340 BC
The First King of the Akkadian Empire

Charles SaatchiCharles Saatchi
09 June 1943
Businessman

HammurabiHammurabi
1810 BC
Babylon King
Qusay HusseinQusay Hussein
17 May 1966
Son of Saddam Hussein

Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20 May 1885
King of Iraq

TerahTerah
1883 BC
Abraham's Father

SennacheribSennacherib
0740 BC
Military Commander, King
AshurbanipalAshurbanipal
0685 BC
Last Great Ruler of the Neo-Assyrian Empire

Nouri Al-MalikiNouri al-Maliki
20 June 1950
Former Prime Minister of Iraq
Haider al-AbadiHaider al-Abadi
1952 AD
75th Prime Minister of Iraq

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
30 October 1944
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq

Mullah KrekarMullah Krekar
07 July 1956
Founder of the terrorist organization Ansar
Ibn-al-HaythamIbn-al-Haytham
01 July 0965
Scientist, Physicist, Mathematician

GilgameshGilgamesh
3500 BC
 
Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
08 January 0626
Imam

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
20 October 1966
Jihadist

Muhammad al-MahdiMuhammad al-Mahdi
19 July 0868
Imam
EzraEzra
 

NehemiahNehemiah
 
NehemiahNehemiah
 

Muqtada al-SadrMuqtada al-Sadr
12 August 1973
Politician

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
04 August 1930
Theologian, Akhoond

Ahmad ibn HanbalAhmad ibn Hanbal
0780 AD
Jurist
Paul BremerPaul Bremer
30 September 1941
Politician, Diplomat
Muhammad Saeed al-SahhafMuhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
1940 AD
politician, diplomat, journalist

Faisal II of IraqFaisal II of Iraq
02 May 1935
King

Ahmed Hassan al-BakrAhmed Hassan al-Bakr
01 July 1914
Politician, Military personnel

Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Ali Hassan al-MajidAli Hassan al-Majid
30 November 1941
politician

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BelshazzarBelshazzar
king

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani
12 November 1933
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Jim Al-KhaliliJim Al-Khalili
20 September 1962
Physicist

Ahmad ibn FadlanAhmad ibn Fadlan
0877 AD
Traveler
Izzat Ibrahim al-DouriIzzat Ibrahim al-Douri
01 July 1942
Politician, Military personnel

Masoud BarzaniMasoud Barzani
16 August 1946
Politician
Abd al-Karim QasimAbd al-Karim Qasim
21 November 1914
Military personnel

ZedekiahZedekiah
0618 BC
King of Judah

Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
17 February 1951
Politician, Diplomat
Mohammed HadidMohammed Hadid
01 January 1907
politician

Dar SalimDar Salim
18 August 1977
Actor
EsarhaddonEsarhaddon
Sennacherib's son, king

NabopolassarNabopolassar
0658 BC
king

Abu NuwasAbu Nuwas
0756 AD
Poet

Ur-NammuUr-Nammu
King

ReubenReuben
1569 BC
 
Adnan KhairallahAdnan Khairallah
 

Yitzhak KaduriYitzhak Kaduri
1898 AD
Rabbi

Muhammad ibn Jarir al-TabariMuhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari
0838 AD
Historian

Shalmaneser IIIShalmaneser III
0880 BC
Ashurnasirpal II's son
Ibrahim al-JaafariIbrahim al-Jaafari
25 March 1947
Politician, Diplomat

Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-SadrMohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
23 March 1941
theologian
Al-BattaniAl-Battani
0858 AD
Astronomer

Masrour BarzaniMasrour Barzani
02 March 1969
Prime Minister

Khosrau IIKhosrau II
0590 AD
king
IdrisIdris
Prophet

Yasser Al-HabibYasser Al-Habib
20 January 1979
Cleric
FuzûlîFuzûlî
1483 AD
Poet

Tiglath-Pileser ITiglath-Pileser I
1114 BC
 

Khosrau IKhosrau I
0501 AD
King
Nuri as-SaidNuri as-Said
30 November 1888
Politician

Shalmaneser IShalmaneser I
1274 BC
King
Sabawi Ibrahim al-TikritiSabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti
 

Mohammad Bahr al-UlloumMohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
 

Hoshyar ZebariHoshyar Zebari
 

Nebuchadrezzar IINebuchadrezzar II
0634 BC
king
Abdul Karim QassimAbdul Karim Qassim
21 November 1914
Political leader
RafiRafi al-Issawi
02 March 1966
Politician

Al-KindīAl-Kindī
0801 AD
Philosopher

Al-KindīAl-Kindī
0801 AD
Philosopher

Mustafa al-BarzaniMustafa al-Barzani
14 March 1903
Politician
Abū ḤanīfahAbū Ḥanīfah
05 September 0698
Theologian

Ali al-MasudiAli al-Masudi
0896 AD
Historian

Muntadhar al ZaidiMuntadhar al Zaidi
15 January 1979
Broadcast Journalist

Muqtada al SadrMuqtada al Sadr
12 August 1974
Politician

Abul WáfaAbul Wáfa
10 June 0940
Persian mathematician
Nur ad-DinNur ad-Din
31 January 1118
Emir

Al-MaʾmūnAl-Maʾmūn
14 September 0786
Caliph of Baghdad
Al-MuʿtaḍidAl-Muʿtaḍid
0857 AD
Ruler

Tiglat-pileser IIITiglat-pileser III
0780 BC
King

Abu Hanifa an-Nu‘manAbu Hanifa an-Nu‘man
05 September 0699
Imam