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Saddam Hussein (1937–2006)


Saddam Hussein was a bloody and brutal dictator who kept his country of Iraq at war almost constantly after assuming power in 1979. At least one million people died due to the machinations of Saddam. After his regime was toppled by the U.S. invasion of 2003, he wound up on a gallows, his life terminated at the end of a hangman's noose. Saddam ... See full bio »

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Uncle Saddam
Uncle Saddam Himself
(2000)
Gore Vidal's American Presidency
(1996)
Les dix
Les dix Himself
(2003)

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 1980 Al-ayyam al-tawila (novel)
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 16 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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Personal Quote:

There is much to be said for having an experienced international jurist who is entirely unconnected with the allied invaders, on the tribunal. See more »

Trivia:

In an open letter to the American people, Hussein said that the attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center were retribution for the death and destruction America has unleashed against foreigners, including the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Gulf War and economic sanctions against Iraq. (18 September 2001). See more »

Trademark:

Moustache.

Nickname:

The Butcher of Bagdad. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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