Famous Iraqi Women

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 1 
Sarah
(Abraham's wife)
Sarah
4
Birthplace: Ur of the Chaldees
 2 
Nadia Murad
(Human rights activist)
Nadia Murad
3
Birthdate: 1993 AD
Birthplace: Kocho, Iraq
 3 
Nadira
(Indian actress)
Nadira
4
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: February 9, 2006
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 4 
Alia Shawkat
(Actress)
Alia Shawkat
10
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riverside, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Sajida Talfah
(Wife of Saddam Hussein)
Sajida Talfah
9
Birthdate: June 24, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tikrit, Iraq

Married to former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, Sajida Talfah was also his first cousin. Theirs was an arranged marriage fixed before the two were even 10. Fond of her luxurious lifestyle, Sajida also often mistreated her servants. She disappeared during the Gulf War, like many other fugitives.

 6 
Raghad Hussein
(Oldest Daughter of Saddam Hussein)
Raghad Hussein
7
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq

Raghad Hussein is an Iraqi politician best known as the oldest daughter of Saddam Hussein. She left Iraq in 2003 and currently lives in exile in Jordan. Raghad Hussein is in Iraq's most wanted list for her supposed role in assisting the insurgency in Iraq.

 7 
Enheduanna
(Poet)
Enheduanna
1
Birthdate: 2285 BC
Birthplace: Mesopotamia
Died: 2250 BC
 8 
Zainab Salbi
(writer, activist)
Zainab Salbi
0
Birthdate: 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baghdad
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 9 
Dina Mousawi
(Iraqi Actress)
Dina Mousawi
1
Birthplace: Iraq
 10 
Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid
(Painter)
Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Büyükada, Turkey
Died: September 5, 1991
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 11 
Shammuramat
(Iraqi Queen)
Shammuramat
0
Birthdate: 0650 BC
Birthplace: Babylon
Died: 0798 BC
 12 
Shatha Hassoun
(Singer)
Shatha Hassoun
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
 13 
Zahraa Ben Mime
(Actress, Model)
Zahraa Ben Mime
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
 14 
Dashni Morad
(Singer known for her first album)
Dashni Morad
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
 15 
Chopy Fatah
(Contemporary Kurdish singer)
Chopy Fatah
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkuk, Iraq
 16 
Dima Khatib
(One of the Most Influential and Famous Arabs on Social Media)
Dima Khatib
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Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
Dima Khatib is a Syrian-born journalist, translator, and poet. She is currently working as the managing director of a popular digital news service called AJ+, which was launched in San Francisco, USA, by Al Jazeera Media Network. Dima Khatib is also a popular social media influencer and is counted among the most influential and famous Arabs on social media.
 17 
Tara Jaff
(Musician)
Tara Jaff
0
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
 18 
Ghaida Kambash
(Iraqi Politician Who Served as the Member of the Council of Representatives from 2010 to 2020)
Ghaida Kambash
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Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: July 10, 2020

Ghaida Kambash was an Iraqi politician who served as a member of the Council of Representatives from 2010 until her death on 10 July 2020 due to COVID-19. Ghaida Kambash campaigned for a reform of the Iraqi education system shortly before her death at the age of 46.

 19 
Sama Alshaibi
(Artist)
Sama Alshaibi
0
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Basra, Iraq
 20 
Lihadh Al-Gazali
(Scientists)
Lihadh Al-Gazali
0
Birthdate: 1948 AD
Birthplace: Amarah, Iraq
 21 
Nadia Cohen
(Eli Cohen's Wife)
Nadia Cohen
5
Birthplace: Iraq

Nadia Cohen is an Iraqi woman best known as the widow of Eli Cohen, one of the most famous and successful spies of Israel. After Eli was caught and hanged publicly in Syria, Nadia raised her children single-handedly. The 2019 TV series The Spy, which is based on Eli Cohen's life, focuses on Nadia's relationship with her husband.

 22 
Noor Stars
(YouTube Star)
Noor Stars
6
Birthdate: June 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 23 
Mama Rug
(YouTube Star)
Mama Rug
2
Birthdate: January 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iraq
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 24 
Rama Kocher
(Iraqi Instagram Star)
Rama Kocher
0
Birthdate: August 31, 2012
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iraq
 25 
Noor Almaleki
(Iraqi American who died as a result of a collision from an automobile)
Noor Almaleki
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iraq
Died: November 2, 2009
 26 
Qamar Altaey
(Iraqi Instagram Star)
Qamar Altaey
0
Birthdate: December 30, 2005
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iraq
 27 
Sajida al-Rishawi
(Suicide bomber)
Sajida al-Rishawi
0
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Iraq
Died: February 4, 2015
 28 
Rachel
(Jacob's wife)
Rachel
0
Birthplace: Paddan Aram
Died: 1553 BC
 29 
Zainab Al-Eqabi
(Iraqi YouTube Vlogger)
Zainab Al-Eqabi
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
 30 
Rula Ibraheem
(Iraqi TikTok Star)
Rula Ibraheem
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Iraq
 31 
Khandool
(TikTok Graphic Designer)
Khandool
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kurdistan, Iraq
 32 
Ashty Hadid
(TikTok Star Who Posts Lip-sync and Comedy Videos)
Ashty Hadid
0
Birthdate: November 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iraq
 33 
Marmar Al Hilali
(Glamorous Instagram Star)
Marmar Al Hilali
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Iraq
 34 
Rania Fawaz
(Instagram Influencer and Model)
Rania Fawaz
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iraq
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Dima Al Sheikhly
(Iraqi Instagram Influencer)
Dima Al Sheikhly
0
Birthdate: January 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iraq
 36 
Hadeel Husam
(Iraqi Instagram Star)
Hadeel Husam
0
Birthdate: May 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iraq
 37 
Saja Omran
(Instagram Chic Hijab Model)
Saja Omran
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iraq
 38 
Aseel Yaseen
(Instagram Model)
Aseel Yaseen
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iraq
 39 
Amena Fahad
(Instagram Fashion and Beauty Influencer)
Amena Fahad
0
Birthdate: January 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iraq
 40 
Nora Al-obaidi
(Iraqi Instagram Model)
Nora Al-obaidi
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iraq
 41 
Rozha Hemn
(Instagram Model and Influencer)
Rozha Hemn
0
Birthdate: August 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Iraq
 42 
Haneen Alajwady
(Iraqi Instagram Star)
Haneen Alajwady
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Iraq
 43 
Maryam Alazawey
(Iraqi Instagram Sensation)
Maryam Alazawey
0
Birthdate: November 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karradah, Baghdad, Iraq
 44 
Ghufran Raad
(TikTok Lip-sync, Dance, and Sketch Comedy Creator)
Ghufran Raad
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Iraq
 45 
Billie Eilish
(The Youngest Recipient of the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Record of the Year)
Billie Eilish
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Birthdate: December 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A young singer and songwriter who rose to international fame while still in her teens, Billie Eilish is blessed with a soprano vocal range and an ethereal voice. Already the recipient of numerous accolades, including five Grammy awards, she was named in Time magazine’s  inaugural "Time 100 Next" list in 2019.

 46 
Ariana Grande
(The Most Streamed Female Artist Ever)
Ariana Grande
0
Birthdate: June 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boca Raton, Florida, United States

A talented youngster, Ariana Grande first stepped into the world of entertainment through Broadway musical 13 and later shot to fame with television series Victorious and its spinoff, Sam & Cat. Her television series also kick started her musical career which flourished with the release of her five commercially successful and critically applauded albums and collaborations with various other artists.

 47 
Queen Elizabeth II
(Queen of the United Kingdom from 1952 to 2022)
Queen Elizabeth II
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: September 8, 2022

The Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms, Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning British monarch in history. The first child of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother , she ascended to the throne in 1952. Despite the media criticism of the royal family, she continued to be a popular figure in the UK.

 48 
Taylor Swift
(Pop Icon & One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Taylor Swift
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Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

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Scarlett Johansson
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Marriage Story', 'Jojo Rabbit' and Her Role of 'Black Widow' in MCU Films)
Scarlett Johansson
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Birthdate: November 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

The popular, award winning gorgeous artist, Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress in the world. With an interest in acting, Scarlett Johansson debuted in films at the young age of eight and went on to act in numerous films including Lost in Translation, The Avengers, Hitchcock and Marriage Story. She has also worked in television and released an album.

 50 
Selena Gomez
(Singer-Songwriter)
Selena Gomez
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Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, United States

Singer, songwriter, and actress, Selena Gomez, was destined for a career in the entertainment industry! The daughter of an actress, she was exposed to acting as a child and began her career early on. She gained much fame as a singer and actress in her teenage and was named the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017.