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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:

I am not guilty, I am innocent. See more »

Trivia:

Invaded Kuwait on August 2, 1990 and made it the 19th province of Iraq. See more »

Trademark:

Moustache.

Nickname:

The Butcher of Bagdad. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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