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

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

Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
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
Muqtada al-SadrMuqtada al-Sadr
12 August 1973
Politician

Ali Hassan al-MajidAli Hassan al-Majid
30 November 1941
politician
Izzat Ibrahim al-DouriIzzat Ibrahim al-Douri
01 July 1942
Politician, Military personnel

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

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani
12 November 1933
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Mohammed HadidMohammed Hadid
01 January 1907
politician

EsarhaddonEsarhaddon
Sennacherib's son, king
Masoud BarzaniMasoud Barzani
16 August 1946
Politician

Ur-NammuUr-Nammu
King

Rashid Ali al-GaylaniRashid Ali al-Gaylani
1892 AD
Politician

Mohammad Hussein FadlallahMohammad Hussein Fadlallah
16 November 1935
Political figure
Adnan KhairallahAdnan Khairallah
 

Shalmaneser IIIShalmaneser III
0880 BC
Ashurnasirpal II's son
Ayad AllawiAyad Allawi
31 May 1944
Politician

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

Masrour BarzaniMasrour Barzani
02 March 1969
Prime Minister
Ibrahim al-JaafariIbrahim al-Jaafari
25 March 1947
Politician, Diplomat

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
 
Nuri as-SaidNuri as-Said
30 November 1888
Politician

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Hoshyar ZebariHoshyar Zebari
 
Abd al-Rahman al-BazzazAbd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz
20 February 1913
Leader

Abdul Karim QassimAbdul Karim Qassim
21 November 1914
Political leader

RafiRafi al-Issawi
02 March 1966
Politician

Jaafar Al-AskariJaafar Al-Askari
15 September 1885
Statesman
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

Tiglat-pileser IIITiglat-pileser III
0780 BC
King

Al-AmīnAl-Amīn
14 April 0787
Caliph
Aḥmad Ḥasan al-BakrAḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr
01 July 1914
Politician

Al-HādīAl-Hādī
26 April 0764
Caliph of Baghdad

Muhammad Fadhil al-JamaliMuhammad Fadhil al-Jamali
20 April 1903
Politician

ʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArifʿAbd al-Rahman ʿArif
14 April 1916
President

ʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-HakimʿAbd al-ʿAziz al-Hakim
01 January 1952
Prime Minister