Iraqi politician, 5th President of Iraq
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Saddam Hussein Rank
About Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein was the fifth President of Iraq.
Hussein came into prominence with the 17 July Revolution in 1968. This is when the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party took power in Iraq via a coup. Hussein officially became head of state in 1979. He was President during Iraq's war with Iran and the Gulf War. Unfortunately, he was seen as a dictator by most of the west. Alleging that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, the U.S. and U.K. invaded Iraq to depose Saddam Hussein in 2003. He was captured, and he was executed in 2006.
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Saddam Hussein's Popularity
Saddam Hussein was a famous Iraqi politician, 5th President of Iraq, who was born on April 28, 1937. As a person born on this date, Saddam Hussein is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (April 28) and the 4th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on April 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Saddam Hussein is the 60th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Saddam Hussein's birthday, Saddam Hussein is the 1st most famous Iraqi.
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