Who became president of Iraq after Saddam Hussein?

Who became president of Iraq after Saddam Hussein?

After the overthrow of Saddam in the 2003 Iraq War, Talabani became a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, which developed Iraq’s interim constitution. In 2005 Talabani was elected interim president of Iraq by the National Assembly, and he was reelected to a four-year term in 2006 and again in 2010.

Who ruled Iraq in 1973?

List of officeholders

No. Name (Birth–Death) Political party
Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz عبد الرحمن البزاز (1913–1973) Acting President Arab Socialist Union
3 Abdul Rahman Arif عبد الرحمن عارف (1916–2007) Military / Arab Socialist Union
→ • Iraqi Republic (under Ba’ath Party) (1968–2003) •

Who was in charge before Saddam?

Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr
Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Bakr, (born 1914, Tikrīt, Iraq—died Oct. 4, 1982, Baghdad), president of Iraq from 1968 to 1979. Al-Bakr entered the Iraqi Military Academy in 1938 after spending six years as a primary-school teacher.

How long was Saddam Hussein vice president?

11 years
Under Iraqi Republic and Ba’athist Iraq

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office
Took office Time in office
Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr أحمد حسن البكر (1914–1982) November 1963 61 days
Saddam Hussein صدام حسين (1937–2006) July 1968 11 years
Hardan al-Tikriti حردان عبدالغفار التكريتي (1925–1971) April 1970 183 days

Who is the main leader of Iraq?

President of Iraq

President of the Republic of Iraq رئيس جمهورية العراق
Coat of arms of Iraq
Incumbent Barham Salih since 2 October 2018
Style His Excellency
Residence Radwaniyah Palace Baghdad, Iraq

Who ruled over Iraq?

In the 16th century, most of the territory of present-day Iraq came under the control of Ottoman Empire as the pashalik of Baghdad. Throughout most of the period of Ottoman rule (1533–1918) the territory of present-day Iraq was a battle zone between the rival regional empires and tribal alliances.

What was Iraq like in the 1950s?

The Iraq of the 1950s and 1960s had a more collected manner, albeit with limited violence. Of course, it wasn’t a time without troubles: In the 1950’s, Jews were being expelled in the north and the decade’s turbulence served as a building up of two upcoming coups.