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Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti

Birthplace: Al-Awja, Tikrit, Salah Al-Din, Iraq
Death: December 30, 2006 (69)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq (Execution, by hanging)
Immediate Family:

Son of Hussein Abid al-Majid and Subha Tulfah al-Mussallat
Husband of Private; Private; Private and Private
Father of Uday Hussein; Qusay Hussein; Private; Private; Private and 1 other
Brother of Unknown son al-Majid and Siham Hussein al-Majid
Half brother of Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti; Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti; Watban Hussain al-Tikriti and Unknown Daughter al-Tikriti

Occupation: President of Iraq from 1979 - 2003
Managed by: Karin Gullhav
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About Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

This is an Arabic name; the family name is al-Tikriti.

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي Ṣaddām Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Maǧīd al-Tikrītī;[note 1] 28 April 1937[note 2] – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup (later referred to as the 17 July Revolution) that brought the party to power in Iraq.

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Saddam Hussein's Timeline

April 28, 1937
Al-Awja, Tikrit, Salah Al-Din, Iraq
June 18, 1964
Tikrit, Tikrit, Salah Al-Din, Iraq
May 17, 1966
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq