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Abdul Rahman Arif

Birth:1918

Death:2007

Succeeded his brother as President of Iraq on the 16th of April 1966, after the helicopter accident. He was also a military man and took part in both 1958 and 1963 seizures of power. He was ousted by the Ba'thiest coup d'├ętat on 17th July 1968. Allowed to leave Iraq, exiled to Istanbul where he lived until the late eighties when he was allowed by Saddam to return back to live a very quite life in Baghdad.

Compiled by:Haidar Hadi

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