Sajida Talfah

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Sajida Khairallah Talfah (Arabic: ساجدة خير الله طلفاح, romanized: Sājidah Khayr Allāh Ṭilfāḥ; born c. 1937) is the widow of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, and mother of two sons (Uday and Qusay) and three daughters (Raghad, Rana, and Hala) with him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sajida Talfah has received more than 1,969,749 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Sajida Talfah is the 2,462nd most popular politician (up from 3,547th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 88th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Sajida Talfah is most famous for being the wife of Saddam Hussein.

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Among politicians, Sajida Talfah ranks 2,462 out of 19,576Before her are Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Emperor Go-Momozono, Eumenes II, Magnentius, Ieng Sary, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After her are Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Pleistarchus, Yazid II, Maria Christina of Austria, and Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia.

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Among people born in 1937, Sajida Talfah ranks 38Before her are Alain Badiou, Karel Schwarzenberg, Bill Cosby, Jared Diamond, Warren Beatty, and Gennady Yanayev. After her are Avram Hershko, Philip Glass, Juvénal Habyarimana, Claude Lelouch, Jacques Santer, and Colleen McCullough.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Sajida Talfah ranks 68 out of 384Before her are Nabopolassar (-658), Qutayba ibn Muslim (668), Abdul Latif Rashid (1944), Rashid ad-Din Sinan (1130), Tiglath-Pileser III (-755), and Abu Yusuf (731). After her are Shalmaneser I (-1400), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), Hillel the Elder (-110), Berossus (-400), Urukagina (-2500), and Abdul Rahman Arif (1916).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Sajida Talfah ranks 37Before her are Tariq Aziz (1936), Al-Amin (787), Šuppiluliuma I (-1344), Nabopolassar (-658), Abdul Latif Rashid (1944), and Tiglath-Pileser III (-755). After her are Shalmaneser I (-1400), Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254), Urukagina (-2500), Abdul Rahman Arif (1916), Abdul Salam Arif (1921), and Al-Muqtadir (895).