Abdul Salam Arif

1921 - 1966

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ʿAbd al-Salam Mohammed ʿArif al-Jumayli (Arabic: عبد السلام محمد عارف الجميليʿAbd al-Salām ʿĀrif al-Jumaylī; 21 March 1921 – 13 April 1966) was the second president of Iraq from 1963 until his death in a plane crash in 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdul Salam Arif has received more than 291,086 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Abdul Salam Arif is the 3,814th most popular politician (down from 3,797th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Iraq (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 54th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Abdul Salam Arif was the third president of Iraq from 1968 to 1979. He is most famous for being the first Iraqi president to be born after the formation of the modern Iraqi state.

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Among politicians, Abdul Salam Arif ranks 3,814 out of 15,710Before him are Jules de Polignac, Odaenathus, Wegaf, Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Atropates, and Leopold I, Margrave of Austria. After him are Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Herod II, Sigfrid Edström, Red Cloud, Giacomo Matteotti, and Francesco Morosini.

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Among people born in 1921, Abdul Salam Arif ranks 69Before him are Herschel Grynszpan, Dobrica Ćosić, Louis Jourdan, Karel Appel, Harald Quandt, and Peter Benenson. After him are Jane Russell, Franco Corelli, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Viktor Kulikov, Gérard Debreu, and Oskar Gröning. Among people deceased in 1966, Abdul Salam Arif ranks 38Before him are Gino Severini, Cléo de Mérode, Ludwig Binswanger, L. E. J. Brouwer, Stanisław Jerzy Lec, and Charlotte Cooper. After him are Alfred Naujocks, Hannes Kolehmainen, Lao She, Elizabeth Arden, Lal Bahadur Shastri, and Erwin Piscator.

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Among people born in Iraq, Abdul Salam Arif ranks 91 out of 300Before him are Al-Muqtadir (895), Sajida Talfah (1937), Adil Abdul-Mahdi (1942), Parysatis (-500), Al-Mutanabbi (915), and Ibn Khallikan (1211). After him are Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Enmerkar (-2500), Hunayn ibn Ishaq (809), Lugalbanda (null), Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad (648), and Samsu-iluna (-1792).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Abdul Salam Arif ranks 54Before him are Adad-nirari II (-1000), Enmebaragesi (-2650), Al-Muqtadir (895), Sajida Talfah (1937), Adil Abdul-Mahdi (1942), and Parysatis (-500). After him are Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Enmerkar (-2500), Lugalbanda (null), Samsu-iluna (-1792), Adad-nirari I (-1400), and Utu-hengal (-2200).