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

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

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

Haider al-AbadiHaider al-Abadi
1952 AD
75th 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
NehemiahNehemiah
 

NehemiahNehemiah
 
EzraEzra
 

TerahTerah
1883 BC
Abraham's father

Ahmad ibn HanbalAhmad ibn Hanbal
0780 AD
Jurist
SennacheribSennacherib
0740 BC
Military commander

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

Muhammad Saeed al-SahhafMuhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
1940 AD
politician, diplomat, journalist
Muqtada al-SadrMuqtada al-Sadr
12 August 1973
Politician

Ali Hassan al-MajidAli Hassan al-Majid
30 November 1941
politician
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
04 August 1930
Theologian, Akhoond

Abd al-Karim QasimAbd al-Karim Qasim
21 November 1914
Military personnel

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

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani
12 November 1933
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
17 February 1951
Politician, Diplomat
Masoud BarzaniMasoud Barzani
16 August 1946
Politician

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
 

Shalmaneser IIIShalmaneser III
0880 BC
Ashurnasirpal II's son

Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-SadrMohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr
23 March 1941
theologian

Masrour BarzaniMasrour Barzani
 
Ibrahim al-JaafariIbrahim al-Jaafari
25 March 1947
Politician, Diplomat

IdrisIdris
Prophet
Yasser Al-HabibYasser Al-Habib
20 January 1979
Cleric

Tiglath-Pileser ITiglath-Pileser I
1114 BC
 

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
 

Nur ad-DinNur ad-Din
31 January 1118
Emir

Tiglat-pileser IIITiglat-pileser III
0780 BC
King
Abu Hanifa an-Nu‘manAbu Hanifa an-Nu‘man
05 September 0699
Imam