Famous People From Iraq
Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
28 April 1937
Dictator & President of Iraq
GilgameshGilgamesh
 
5th king of the Sumerian city-state of Uruk

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
Haider al-AbadiHaider al-Abadi
1952 AD
75th Prime Minister of Iraq

TerahTerah
1883 BC
Abraham's Father
Ahmad ibn HanbalAhmad ibn Hanbal
0780 AD
Jurist

Nouri Al-MalikiNouri al-Maliki
20 June 1950
Former Prime Minister of Iraq

SennacheribSennacherib
0740 BC
Military Commander, King

AshurbanipalAshurbanipal
0685 BC
Last Great Ruler of the Neo-Assyrian Empire

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

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
08 January 0626
Imam

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
20 October 1966
Jihadist
Muqtada al-SadrMuqtada al-Sadr
12 August 1973
Politician

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

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

NehemiahNehemiah
 
NehemiahNehemiah
 

Paul BremerPaul Bremer
30 September 1941
Politician, Diplomat
Ali Hassan al-MajidAli Hassan al-Majid
30 November 1941
politician

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

Abd al-Karim QasimAbd al-Karim Qasim
21 November 1914
Military personnel
Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

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Muhammad Saeed al-SahhafMuhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
1940 AD
politician, diplomat, journalist
Faisal II of IraqFaisal II of Iraq
02 May 1935
King

Izzat Ibrahim al-DouriIzzat Ibrahim al-Douri
01 July 1942
Politician, Military personnel

Jim Al-KhaliliJim Al-Khalili
20 September 1962
Physicist

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani
12 November 1933
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
BelshazzarBelshazzar
king
Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
17 February 1951
Politician, Diplomat

Ahmad ibn FadlanAhmad ibn Fadlan
0877 AD
Traveler

ZedekiahZedekiah
0618 BC
King of Judah

Masoud BarzaniMasoud Barzani
16 August 1946
Politician
Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-SadrMohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
23 March 1941
theologian

Dar SalimDar Salim
18 August 1977
Actor

Mohammed HadidMohammed Hadid
01 January 1907
politician

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

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

Al-BattaniAl-Battani
0858 AD
Astronomer

Masrour BarzaniMasrour Barzani
02 March 1969
Prime Minister

Khosrau IIKhosrau II
0590 AD
king

Qutayba ibn MuslimQutayba ibn Muslim
0669 AD
Military commander
IdrisIdris
Prophet

Yasser Al-HabibYasser Al-Habib
20 January 1979
Cleric

FuzûlîFuzûlî
1483 AD
Poet

Hormuzd RassamHormuzd Rassam
1826 AD
Archaeologist
Tiglath-Pileser ITiglath-Pileser I
1114 BC
 

Ahmad SanjarAhmad Sanjar
1085 AD
Ruler
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
 
Muhammad Mahdi al-JawahiriMuhammad Mahdi al-Jawahiri
26 July 1900
Poet

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
Mustafa al-BarzaniMustafa al-Barzani
14 March 1903
Politician

Al-KindīAl-Kindī
0801 AD
Philosopher

Al-KindīAl-Kindī
0801 AD
Philosopher

Ali al-MasudiAli al-Masudi
0896 AD
Historian
Abū ḤanīfahAbū Ḥanīfah
05 September 0698
Theologian
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-MuʿtaḍidAl-Muʿtaḍid
0857 AD
Ruler

Al-MaʾmūnAl-Maʾmūn
14 September 0786
Caliph of Baghdad

Ibn KhallikānIbn Khallikān
22 September 1211
Scholar

Tiglat-pileser IIITiglat-pileser III
0780 BC
King

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