Find out more about the greatest Iraqi Leaders, including Saddam Hussein, Ahmed Chalabi, Mohammed Hadid, Nouri al-Maliki and Muqtada al-Sadr.
Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
28 April 1937
Dictator & President of Iraq
Uday HusseinUday Hussein
18 June 1964
Saddam Hussein’s Son

NimrodNimrod
 
Biblical Figure

TerahTerah
1883 BC
Abraham's Father

SennacheribSennacherib
0740 BC
Military Commander, King

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

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
08 January 0626
Imam

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
20 October 1966
Jihadist
RachelRachel
Jacob's wife

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

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

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani
12 November 1933
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

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
Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
17 February 1951
Politician, Diplomat

Mohammed HadidMohammed Hadid
01 January 1907
politician

EsarhaddonEsarhaddon
Sennacherib's son, king

Ur-NammuUr-Nammu
King
ReubenReuben
1569 BC
 

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Adnan KhairallahAdnan Khairallah
 

Yitzhak KaduriYitzhak Kaduri
1898 AD
Rabbi

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

Masrour BarzaniMasrour Barzani
02 March 1969
Prime Minister
IdrisIdris
Prophet

Yasser Al-HabibYasser Al-Habib
20 January 1979
Cleric

Tiglath-Pileser ITiglath-Pileser I
1114 BC
 
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
 

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

Muqtada al SadrMuqtada al Sadr
12 August 1974
Politician

Nur ad-DinNur ad-Din
31 January 1118
Emir

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