Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri

1941 - 2020

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Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri (Arabic: عزة إبراهيم الدوري, romanized: Izzat Ibrāhīm ad-Dūrī; 1 July 1942 – 25 October 2020) was an Iraqi politician and Army Field Marshal. He served as Vice Chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council until the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and was regarded as the closest advisor and deputy under President Saddam Hussein. He led the Iraqi insurgent Naqshbandi Army.Al-Douri was the most high-profile Ba'athist official to successfully evade capture after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and was the king of clubs in the infamous most-wanted Iraqi playing cards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri has received more than 722,811 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is the 3,578th most popular politician (up from 4,624th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 106th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ranks 3,578 out of 15,577Before him are Hiero I of Syracuse, Blaise Compaoré, Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Phocion, Imagawa Yoshimoto, and Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. After him are Emperor Wenzong of Tang, Onjo of Baekje, Aristagoras, Mundzuk, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, and Bettino Craxi.

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Among people born in 1941, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ranks 73Before him are Claudine Auger, Igor Smirnov, Mohamed Ghannouchi, Toyo Ito, Louis Ignarro, and Neil Diamond. After him are Ivica Osim, Vladimir Voronin, Theodor W. Hänsch, Gérson, Jacques Perrin, and Michael Stuart Brown. Among people deceased in 2020, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ranks 55Before him are Mirella Freni, Nexhmije Hoxha, Luis Sepúlveda, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Eduard Limonov, and Ulay. After him are Clive Cussler, Philip Warren Anderson, James Randi, Jack Steinberger, Kenny Rogers, and Ken Hensley.

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Among people born in Iraq, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ranks 87 out of 338Before him are Tukulti-Ninurta I (-1300), Abu Yusuf (731), Adad-nirari II (-1000), Nahor, son of Serug (-1912), Sumu-abum (-2000), and Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad (648). After him are Rashid ad-Din Sinan (1130), Sajida Talfah (1937), Haran (null), Ahmad ibn Tulun (835), Ziusudra (null), and Al-Muntasir (837).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri ranks 50Before him are Abdul Salam Arif (1921), Al-Muqtadir (895), Al-Nasir (1158), Tukulti-Ninurta I (-1300), Adad-nirari II (-1000), and Sumu-abum (-2000). After him are Sajida Talfah (1937), Ahmad ibn Tulun (835), Ziusudra (null), Al-Muntasir (837), Samsu-iluna (-1792), and Nouri al-Maliki (1950).