Iraq: Rulers

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
KingsFaisal I (1921?1933)
Ghazi I (1933?1939)
Faisal II (1939?1958)
Abd al-Ilah, regent (1939?1941, 1941?1953)
Sharaf ibn Rajih al-Fawwaz, regent (1941)
Chairman of the Sovereignty CouncilMuhammad Najib ar-Ruba`i
PresidentsAbd as-Salam `Arif (1963?1966)
Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz (!966)
Abd ar-Rahman `Arif (1966?1968)
Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr (1968?1979)
Saddam Hussein (1979?2003)
Coalition Provisional Authority (2003?2004)
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer (2004?2005)
Jalal Talabani (2005?2014)
Fuad Masum (2014?)

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