POLITICIAN

Faisal II of Iraq

1935 - 1958

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Faisal II (Arabic: الملك فيصل الثاني‎ Al-Malik Fayṣal Ath-thānī) (2 May 1935 – 14 July 1958) was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was killed during the 14 July Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faisal II of Iraq has received more than 896,533 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Faisal II of Iraq is the 1,769th most popular politician (up from 1,979th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Iraq (up from 49th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Iraqi Politician.

Faisal II is most famous for being the ruler of Iraq from 1958 to 1963. He was overthrown by a military coup, led by Abdul-Karim Qasim.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Faisal II of Iraq ranks 1,769 out of 15,710Before him are Herman Van Rompuy, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Cemal Gürsel, Dangun, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, and Pupienus. After him are Hippias, Ḫattušili III, Michael IX Palaiologos, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Baldwin III of Jerusalem, and Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Faisal II of Iraq ranks 27Before him are Theo Angelopoulos, John Cazale, Ágota Kristóf, Fairuz, Bibi Andersson, and Omar Sívori. After him are Mercedes Sosa, Mirella Freni, Gherman Titov, Jerry Lee Lewis, Omar Bongo, and William Friedkin. Among people deceased in 1958, Faisal II of Iraq ranks 13Before him are Roger Martin du Gard, Maurice de Vlaminck, Clinton Davisson, Ernest Lawrence, Tyrone Power, and Lion Feuchtwanger. After him are Milutin Milanković, Juan Ramón Jiménez, G. E. Moore, Kurt Alder, Maurice Gamelin, and Georges Rouault.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Faisal II of Iraq ranks 42 out of 300Before him are Enheduanna (-2300), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), Möngke Khan (1209), Ahmad Sanjar (1085), Shalmaneser III (-900), and Suleyman Shah (1178). After him are Al-Ash'ari (873), Al-Jahiz (775), Ashurnasirpal II (-1000), Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200), Al-Mutawakkil (822), and Ahmad ibn Fadlan (900).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iraq

Among politicians born in Iraq, Faisal II of Iraq ranks 23Before him are Al-Mu'tasim (796), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), Möngke Khan (1209), Ahmad Sanjar (1085), Shalmaneser III (-900), and Suleyman Shah (1178). After him are Ashurnasirpal II (-1000), Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200), Al-Mutawakkil (822), Al-Musta'sim (1213), Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), and Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (1914).