Famous Iraqi Leaders

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Sennacherib
(Military Commander, King)
Sennacherib
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Birthdate: 0740 BC
Birthplace: Nimrud
Died: December 31, 0681
Sennacherib reigned as the king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire between 705 BC and 681 BC. One of the most famous Assyrian kings, Sennacherib is mentioned as an important figure in the Hebrew Bible. He is credited with destructing the city of Babylon and expanding Nineveh, the last great Assyrian capital.
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Uday Hussein
(Saddam Hussein’s Son)
Uday Hussein
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Birthdate: June 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tikrit
Died: July 22, 2003

Uday Hussein was an the eldest child of  Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. Uday was reportedly intimidating and erratically ruthless. Many claim that his relatives and acquaintances were victims of his rage. He was killed in 2003 by an American task force following the invasion of Iraq. 

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Saddam Hussein
(5th President of Iraq (1979-2003))
Saddam Hussein
87
Birthdate: April 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al Awja, Iraq
Died: December 30, 2006

Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq as its president from 1979 to 2003. Described as one of the last of the great dictators of the 20th century, his regime caused the deaths of at least 250,000 Iraqis. Saddam was deposed in 2003 when a U.S led coalition invaded Iraq. Accused of crimes against humanity, Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death in 2006.

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Qusay Hussein
(Iraqi Politician, Military Leader and Son of Saddam Hussein)
Qusay Hussein
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Birthdate: May 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: July 22, 2003
Qusay Hussein was the younger son of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. As in charge of the Iraqi Republican Guard, a branch of the Iraqi military during the presidency of Saddam Hussein, Qusay Hussein was an influential man in Iraq. It is also believed that he had authority over other military units in Iraq. He was killed by U.S special forces in 2003.
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Tariq Aziz
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)
Tariq Aziz
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Birthdate: April 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tel Keppe
Died: June 5, 2015

Tariq Aziz was an Iraqi politician best remembered for his service as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 11 November 1983 to 19 December 1991. An influential political leader, Tariq Aziz also served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq from 16 July 1979 to 9 April 2003.

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Raghad Hussein
(Oldest Daughter of Saddam Hussein)
Raghad Hussein
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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.

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Nouri al-Maliki
(Vice President of Iraq (2014-2015 and 2016-2018), Prime Minister of Iraq (2006-2014))
Nouri al-Maliki
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Birthdate: June 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hindiyah, Iraq

Former prime minister and vice president of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki was the grandson of reputed poet Muhammad Hasan Abi al-Mahasin. He later joined the outlawed Daʿwah party and escaped to Syria under the pseudonym Jawad after his link with the party was discovered. He later became the party leader.

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Abd al-Karim Qasim
(Prime Minister of Iraq from 1958 to 1963)
Abd al-Karim Qasim
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Birthdate: November 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: February 9, 1963

Abd al-Karim Qasim was an Iraqi nationalist and Army brigadier. He came to power after the 14 July Revolution, during which the Iraqi monarchy was overthrown. Abd al-Karim Qasim went on to serve as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 14 July 1958 to 8 February 1963. During his premiership, Qasim laid importance on education and greater equality for women.

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Muqtada al-Sadr
(Iraqi Politician and Leader of the Sadrist Movement)
Muqtada al-Sadr
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Birthdate: August 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Najaf, Iraq
Son of Iraqi Shi'a cleric Grand Ayatollah Muḥammad Ṣādiq al-Ṣadr, known for his opposition to Saddam Hussein, Muqtada al-Sadr started the Sadrist Movement. His initial militant stint transformed into a nationalist phase later. Shi'a people consider him a hero who stood against Sunni insurgents.
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Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr
(Former President and the Prime Minister of Iraq)
Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr
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Birthdate: July 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tikrīt, Iraq
Died: October 4, 1982

Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr was an Iraqi politician best remembered for his service as the President and the Prime Minister of Iraq from 1968 to 1979. He also served as the Prime Minister of Iraq from February to November 1963. An important political leader, Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr also served as the Minister of Defence from 1974 to 1977.       

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Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
(Iraqi Former Diplomat and Politician)
Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
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Birthdate: July 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hillah, Iraq

Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf is an Iraqi former politician and diplomat. He is best known for his service as the Minister of Information from 2001 to 2003. Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf also served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 6 June 1992 to 23 April 2001.

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Jalal Talabani
(President of Iraq from 2006 to 2014)
Jalal Talabani
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Birthdate: 1933 AD
Birthplace: Kalkan, Iraq
Died: October 3, 2017

Jalal Talabani was an Iraqi Kurdish politician best remembered for his service as the President of Iraq from 2006 to 2014. Previously, he served as the Acting President from 2005 to 2006. Jalal Talabani is also remembered as the first non-Arab politician to serve as the president of Iraq. He is also credited with founding the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. 

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Haider al-Abadi
(75th Prime Minister of Iraq)
Haider al-Abadi
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Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Iraqi politician and Islamic Dawa Party member Haider al-Abadi, who had also served as the country’s prime minister, had made it to Time 100 in 2018. An electrical engineer, he also boasts of a PhD from the University of Manchester. His governance relied on cracking down on corruption and terrorism.
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Ali Hassan al-Majid
(Iraqi Political Leader and Military Commander)
Ali Hassan al-Majid
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Birthdate: November 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Al Awja, Iraq
Died: January 25, 2010

Ali Hassan al-Majid was an Iraqi political leader and military commander. He served as the leader of the Iraqi Intelligence Service, interior minister, and defence minister under Saddam Hussein. An important politician, Ali Hassan al-Majid also served as the governor of Kuwait during the Gulf War.

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Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri
(Vice President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 to 9 April 2003)
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri
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Birthdate: July 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ad-Dawr, Saladin, Iraq
Died: October 25, 2020

Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri was an Iraqi political leader and Army Field Marshal. He is best remembered for his service as the Vice President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 to 9 April 2003. Considered the closest advisor of President Saddam Hussein, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri also served as the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council's Vice Chairman until the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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Ahmed Chalabi
(Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq from 2005 to 2006)
Ahmed Chalabi
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Birthdate: October 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kadhimiya, Iraq
Died: November 3, 2015

Ahmed Chalabi was an Iraqi politician who served as the president of the Governing Council of Iraq from 1 September 2003 to 30 September 2003. He is credited with founding the Iraqi National Congress and served as its leader for many years.

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Esarhaddon
(King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire)
Esarhaddon
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Birthplace: Harran
Died: 0669 BC

Esarhaddon reigned as the King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 681 BC until his death in 669 BC. He is best remembered for his invasion of Egypt in 671 BC. The conquest made his empire the world's largest at that time. Esarhaddon is also remembered for his reconstruction of Babylon.

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Mohammed Hadid
(Iraqi Politician, Democracy Advocate, and Economist)
Mohammed Hadid
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Birthdate: January 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mosul
Died: August 3, 1999

Mohammed Hadid was an Iraqi politician, democracy advocate, and economist. He is best remembered for his service as the Minister of Finance of Iraq from 1958 to 1963 under the presidency of Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i. Mohammed Hadid is also remembered as the father of the world-renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid.

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Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
(One of Saddam Hussein's Three Half-Brothers)
Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
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Birthdate: February 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tikrit, Iraq
Died: January 15, 2007

Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti was an Iraqi political figure who served as the leader of the Iraqi intelligence service known as Mukhabarat. One of Saddam Hussein's three half-brothers, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti was believed to have been an important presidential adviser before the invasion of the USA.

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Ur-Nammu
(King of the Neo-Sumerian Empire)
Ur-Nammu
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Ur-Nammu reigned as the King of the Neo-Sumerian Empire from 2112 BC to 2094 BC. He is credited with founding the Third Dynasty of Ur, which is also referred to as the Neo-Sumerian Empire, in southern Mesopotamia. Ur-Nammu is best remembered for creating the Code of Ur-Nammu, the oldest known extant legal code in the world.

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Masoud Barzani
(Politician)
Masoud Barzani
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Birthdate: August 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahabad

Masoud Barzani is a Kurdish politician who served as the President of Kurdistan Region from 2005 to 2017. A respected politician, Barzani has been serving as the head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party since 1979. Barzani is credited with playing a crucial role in the progression of the Kurdistan Region polity after the end of the Gulf War in 1991.

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Latif Yahia
(Former Iraqi Military Officer Who Played a Prominent Role in the Iran–Iraq War)
Latif Yahia
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Birthdate: June 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq

Latif Yahia is an Iraqi former military officer who played a prominent role in the Iran–Iraq War. He achieved popularity when he claimed that he had been Uday Saddam Hussein's body double for many years, although his claims have been challenged by many. Yahia's claims inspired the 2011 film The Devil's Double, where he was played by Dominic Cooper.

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ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
(President of Iraq from 1966 to 1968)
ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
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Birthdate: April 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: August 24, 2007

ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif was an Iraqi political leader best remembered for his service as the President of Iraq from 1966 to 1968. A prominent politician, ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif also served as the Prime Minister of Iraq in 1967. Arif was also a career soldier who played an important role in the 14 July Revolution that overthrew the monarchy.

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Ayad Allawi
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Ayad Allawi
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Birthdate: May 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Adamiyah, Baghdad, Iraq

Ayad Allawi is an Iraqi politician best known for his service as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 1 June 2004 to 3 May 2005. A prominent politician, Allawi also served as the Vice President of Iraq from 10 October 2016 to 2 October 2018. A former Ba'athist, Ayad Allawi helped establish a political party called the Iraqi National Accord.

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Adnan Khairallah
(Iraqi Political Leader Who Served as the Minister of Defence)
Adnan Khairallah
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Adnan Khairallah was an Iraqi political leader who served as the Minister of Defence from 15 October 1977 until his death on 4 May 1989. Although he was Saddam Hussein's brother-in-law, Khairallah had a long-standing rift with Hussein, which led many to believe that Adnan Khairallah was killed under orders from Saddam Hussein. His death was officially labeled an accident.

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Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
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Birthdate: 1892 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: August 28, 1965

Rashid Ali al-Gaylani was an Iraqi politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Iraq on three occasions between 1933 and 1941. An ardent Arab nationalist, Rashid Ali al-Gaylani made an attempt to eliminate the British influence from Iraq by commencing a coup d'état in 1941 that deposed the pro-British regime of 'Abd al-Ilah.

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Mustafa Barzani
(Kurdish General and Leader Who Led Military Campaigns Against Iran and Iraq)
Mustafa Barzani
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Birthdate: March 14, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Barzan, Iraq
Died: March 1, 1979

Mustafa al-Barzani was a Kurdish general and leader. He is widely regarded as one of the most important political leaders in modern Kurdish politics. Mustafa Barzani was the primary military and political leader of the Kurdish revolution; he led military campaigns against both the Iranian and Iraqi governments until his death on 1 March 1979.

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Shalmaneser III
(King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 859 BC to 824 BC)
Shalmaneser III
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Birthdate: 0880 BC
Died: 0824 BC

Shalmaneser III reigned as the King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 859 BC to 824 BC. His long reign was marked by a series of campaigns against the Babylonians, the eastern tribes, the nations of Syria and Mesopotamia, as well as Urartu and Kizzuwadna. It is in his annals that the Chaldeans and Arabs first appear in recorded history.

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Al-Hādī
(Fourth Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate)
Al-Hādī
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Birthdate: April 26, 0764
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jibal
Died: September 24, 0785

Al-Hādī reigned as the fourth Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate from 24 July 785 until his death on 14 September 786. A physically strong ruler, Al-Hādī was renowned for his bravery and generosity. However, he was cruel and continued his father's persecutions and unfair policies. His short reign was marked by internal conflicts and power struggles with his mother.

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Abdul Salam Arif
(Former President of Iraq)
Abdul Salam Arif
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Birthdate: March 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: April 13, 1966

Abdul Salam Arif was an Iraqi political leader best remembered for his service as the President of Iraq from 8 February 1963 until his death on 13 April 1966. Abdul Salam Arif played an important role in the 1958 Iraqi coup d'état, which overthrew the Hashemite monarchy on 14 July 1958.

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Nuri al-Said
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq Who Shaped the Modern Iraqi State)
Nuri al-Said
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Birthdate: 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: July 15, 1958

Nuri al-Said was an Iraqi politician who served as the prime minister of Iraq on eight occasions between 1930 and 1958. He also held various prominent cabinet positions during his long political career. Nuri al-Said is also credited with shaping the modern Iraqi state by making some of the most important policy decisions.

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Ibrahim al-Jaafari
(Prime Minister of Iraq from 2005 to 2006)
Ibrahim al-Jaafari
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Birthdate: March 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karbala, Iraq
Ibrahim al-Jaafari is an Iraqi politician best known for his service as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 3 May 2005 to 20 May 2006. An important political leader, Ibrahim al-Jaafari also served as the Interim Vice President of Iraq from 2004 to 2005 and as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 8 September 2014 to 25 October 2018. 
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Shalmaneser V
(King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 727 BC to 722 BC)
Shalmaneser V
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Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0722 AD

Shalmaneser V reigned as the King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 727 BC until his death in 722 BC. He is best remembered for his conquest of Samaria, which brought about the fall of the Kingdom of Israel. Apart from his war against the Israelites, Shalmaneser V is also believed to have dealt with other campaigns in the west.

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Taha Yassin Ramadan
(Vice President of Iraq from 1991 to 2003)
Taha Yassin Ramadan
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Birthdate: February 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mosul, Iraq
Died: March 20, 2007

Taha Yassin Ramadan was an Iraqi military officer and politician of Kurdish origin. He is best remembered for his service as Vice President of Iraq from 1991 to 2003. Taha Yassin Ramadan was one of the three vice presidents, the other two being Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri and Taha Muhie-eldin Marouf, to serve under President Saddam Hussein.

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Abid Hamid Mahmud
(Iraqi Military Officer Who Served as Saddam Hussein's Personal Secretary from 1990 to 2003)
Abid Hamid Mahmud
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Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: June 7, 2012

Abid Hamid Mahmud was an Iraqi military officer best remembered for his service as Saddam Hussein's personal secretary from 1990 to 2003. Abid Hamid Mahmud is also remembered for his service as the Director of the Iraqi Special Security Organization from 1992 to 1997.

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Masrour Barzani
(Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region)
Masrour Barzani
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Birthdate: March 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Choman, Iraq

Masrour Barzani is a Kurdish political leader and the current Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region. An important member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masrour Barzani has played an important role in helping the world understrand the plight of the Kurdish people. He is also credited with founding a non-profit charity organization called the Barzani Charity Foundation.

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Tiglath-Pileser I
(King of the Middle Assyrian Empire from 1114 BC to 1076 BC)
Tiglath-Pileser I
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Birthdate: 1114 BC
Died: 1076 BC

Tiglath-Pileser I reigned as the King of the Middle Assyrian Empire from 1114 BC until his death in 1076 BC. He is best remembered for his enthusiasm for building projects and his military campaigns. During his reign, Assyria became the most dominant power of the Ancient Near East. Tiglath-Pileser I is credited with expanding Assyrian control into Syria and Anatolia.

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Qutayba ibn Muslim
(Arab Commander Who Played an Important Role in the Muslim Conquest of Transoxiana)
Qutayba ibn Muslim
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Birthdate: 0669 AD
Birthplace: Basrah, Iraq
Died: 0715 AD

Qutayba ibn Muslim was an Arab commander who served as the governor of Khurasan. An accomplished soldier and administrator, Qutayba played an important role in the Muslim conquest of Transoxiana. Qutayba ibn Muslim also conquered Samarkand and Khwarizm, extending Muslim control to parts of western China and the Fergana Valley.

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ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim
(Iraqi Politician and Theologian)
ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim
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Birthdate: January 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Najaf, Iraq
Died: August 26, 2009

ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim was an Iraqi politician and theologian. He is best remembered for his service as the President of the Governing Council of Iraq in 2003. A prominent political leader, ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim also served as the leader of a Shia Islamist political party called Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq.  

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Shalmaneser I
(King of the Middle Assyrian Empire from 1273 BC to 1244 BC)
Shalmaneser I
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Birthdate: 1274 BC

Shalmaneser I reigned as the King of the Middle Assyrian Empire from 1273 BC to 1244 BC. According to his annals, which were discovered at Assur, Shalmaneser I conquered eight countries and destroyed the fortress of Arinnu in his first year as king of Assyria. He is also credited with founding the city of Kalhu.

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Bakr Sidqi
(Iraqi General Officer Who Took Part in the 'First Balkan War', 'World War I', and the 'Great Arab Revolt')
Bakr Sidqi
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Birthdate: 1890 AD
Birthplace: Kirkūk, Iraq
Died: August 12, 1937

Bakr Sidqi was an Iraqi general officer of Kurdish origin. He took part in several wars, including the First Balkan War, World War I, and the Great Arab Revolt. Renowned for his intelligence, self-confidence, and ambition, Bakr Sidqi was often counted among the most skilful officers in the Royal Iraqi Army.

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Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti
(Iraqi Political Leader Who Led the Iraqi Secret Service, During the 1991 Gulf War)
Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti
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Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti was a political leader best remembered for leading the Mukhabarat, the Iraqi secret service, during the 1991 Gulf War. He also served as the Head of the Directorate of General Security between 1991 and 1996. Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti was Saddam Hussein's half-brother and served as his advisor during the latter's presidency.

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Hoshyar Zebari
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)
Hoshyar Zebari
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Birthdate: September 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akre, Iraq

Hoshyar Zebari is an Iraqi political leader best known for his service as the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq from September 2014 to October 2014. An important politician, Hoshyar Zebari served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2014. He then served as the Minister of Finance from 2014 to 2016.

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Firsat Sofi
(Iraqi Kurdish Political Leader Who Served as the Governor of Erbil)
Firsat Sofi
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Birthdate: May 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Choman, Iraq
Died: November 18, 2020

Firsat Sofi was an Iraqi Kurdish political leader who served as the Governor of Erbil from 17 September 2019 until his death on 18 November 2020. An important member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Firsat Sofi also served as a Member of Kurdistan Region Parliament from 2013 to 2018.

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Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz
(Former Prime Minister and President of Iraq)
Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz
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Birthdate: February 20, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: June 28, 1973

Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz was an Iraqi politician, writer, and reformist. Al-Bazzaz is best remembered for his service as the Acting President of Iraq in April 1966. He also served as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 1965 to 1966. A prominent political leader, Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz is also known for his service as the Foreign Minister of Iraq in 1965.

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Isa ibn Musa
(Abbasid Governor of Kufa from 750 to 765)
Isa ibn Musa
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Birthdate: 0721 AD
Birthplace: Jordan
Died: 0783 AD

Isa ibn Musa was a nephew of As-Saffāḥ and Al-Mansur, the first two Abbasid caliphs. He is perhaps best remembered for his service as the Abbasid Governor of Kufa from 750 to 765. Isa ibn Musa was also the heir-apparent of the Abbasid Caliphate for a long time before he was superseded by Al-Mahdī.

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Jaafar Al-Askari
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Jaafar Al-Askari
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Birthdate: September 15, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iraq
Died: October 29, 1936
Jaafar Al-Askari was an Iraqi political leader who served as the Prime Minister of Iraq on two occasions; from 1923 to 1924 and again from 1926 to 1928. In addition to his service as the prime minister, Jaafar Al-Askari also served as the minister of defense on multiple occasions.
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Rafi al-Issawi
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)
Rafi al-Issawi
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Birthdate: March 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Anbar, Iraq

Rafi al-Issawi is an Iraqi political leader best known for his service as the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq from 19 July 2008 to 22 December 2010. He also served as the Minister of Finance from 22 December 2010 to 1 March 2013. A doctor by profession, Rafi al-Issawi has also served as the chief of the Fallujah hospital.

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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.

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Muhammad Fadhil al-Jamali
(Former Prime Minister of Iraq)
Muhammad Fadhil al-Jamali
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Birthdate: April 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq
Died: May 24, 1997

Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali was an Iraqi politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 17 September 1953 to 29 April 1954. An influential political leader, Al-Jamali also served as the Foreign Minister of Iraq from 1 July 1946 to 27 January 1948. Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali also worked as a professor at the University of Tunis.