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Taha Yassin Ramadan

1938 - 2007

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Taha Yasin Ramadan al-Jizrawi (Arabic: طه ياسين رمضان الجزراوي; (20 February 1938 – 20 March 2007) was an Iraqi politician and military officer of Kurdish origin, who served as one of the three vice presidents of Iraq from March 1991 to the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003. Following the fall of Saddam's government, Taha Yasin Ramadan was placed on the U.S. list of most-wanted Iraqis and depicted as the Ten of Diamonds in the most-wanted Iraqi playing cards. He was captured on August 19, 2003, in Mosul, by fighters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and handed over to US forces.He was one of the defendants in the Iraq Special Tribunal's Al-Dujail trial. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taha Yassin Ramadan has received more than 235,820 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Taha Yassin Ramadan is the 81st most popular extremist (up from 85th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Iraq (up from 139th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Iraqi Extremist.

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Among extremists, Taha Yassin Ramadan ranks 81 out of 209Before him are Ma Barker, Richard Ramirez, Willi Herold, James Earl Ray, Robert-François Damiens, and Carlo Gambino. After him are Oskar Gröning, Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova, Johann Rattenhuber, Armin Meiwes, Gary Ridgway, and Kang Kek Iew.

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Among people born in 1938, Taha Yassin Ramadan ranks 96Before him are Giuliano Amato, Joyce Carol Oates, Tom Regan, Fela Kuti, Juliet Anderson, and Josef Koudelka. After him are Leonardo Boff, Karin Dor, Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, Phil Knight, Bill Withers, and Larry Scott. Among people deceased in 2007, Taha Yassin Ramadan ranks 56Before him are Ian Smith, Robert Adler, Magda Szabó, Sol LeWitt, John Backus, and Norman Mailer. After him are Jupp Derwall, Anna Nicole Smith, Mary Douglas, Jean-Pierre Vernant, André Gorz, and Lady Bird Johnson.

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Among people born in Iraq, Taha Yassin Ramadan ranks 128 out of 338Before him are Ibn Sa'd (784), Eannatum (-2500), Ibn al-Nadim (1000), Ibn Khallikan (1211), Ibn Qutaybah (828), and Al-Muhtadi (825). After him are Ammi-Saduqa (-1700), Ninus (null), Al-Muktafi (875), Al-Mu'tazz (847), Al-Mawardi (974), and Ovadia Yosef (1920).

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Among extremists born in Iraq, Taha Yassin Ramadan ranks 2Before him are Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (1971). After him are Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi (1976) and Ramzi Yousef (1968).