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List of Prime Ministers of Iraq

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Iraq since 1920.

List

Name Portrait Birth–Death Entered office Left office Political party Head of State
(Reign / Term)
Kingdom of Iraq (Under the British Mandate) (1920–1932) •
1 Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani
عبد الرحمن الكيلاني
1841–1927 11 November 1920 20 November 1922 Independent Faisal I

(1921–1933)
2 Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون

(1st time)

1879–1929 20 November 1922 22 November 1923 Military
3 Jafar al-Askari
جعفر العسكري

(1st time)

1887–1936 22 November 1923 2 August 1924 Military
4 Yasin al-Hashimi
ياسين الهاشمي

(1st time)

1882–1937 2 August 1924 26 June 1925 Military /
People's Party
5 Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون

(2nd time)

1879–1929 26 June 1925 21 November 1926 Military /
Progressive Party
6 Jafar al-Askari
جعفر العسكري

(2nd time)

1887–1936 21 November 1926 11 January 1928 Military /
Covenant Party
7 Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون

(3rd time)

1879–1929 11 January 1928 28 April 1929 Military /
Progressive Party
8 Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي

(1st time)

1892–1968 28 April 1929 19 September 1929 Independent
9 Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون

(4th time)

1879–1929 19 September 1929 13 November 1929[1] Military /
Progressive Party
10 Naji al-Suwaidi
ناجي السويدي
1882–1942 18 November 1929 23 March 1930 Independent
11 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(1st time)

1888–1958 23 March 1930 3 November 1932 Military /
Covenant Party
Kingdom of Iraq (1932–1958) •
12 Naji Shawkat
ناجي شوكت
1893–1980 3 November 1932 20 March 1933 Independent Faisal I

(1921–1933)
13 Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني

(1st time)

1892–1965 20 March 1933 9 November 1933 Party of National Brotherhood
14 Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي

(1st time)

1890–1958 9 November 1933 27 August 1934 Military Ghazi

(1933–1939)
15 Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي

(1st time)

1886–1969 27 August 1934 4 March 1935 Military
16 Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي

(2nd time)

1890–1958 4 March 1935 17 March 1935 Military
17 Yasin al-Hashimi
ياسين الهاشمي

(2nd time)

1882–1937 17 March 1935 30 October 1936 Military /
Party of National Brotherhood
18 Hikmat Sulayman
حكمت سليمان
1889–1964 30 October 1936 17 August 1937 Party of National Brotherhood
19 Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي

(3rd time)

1890–1958 17 August 1937 25 December 1938 Military
20 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(2nd time)

1888–1958 25 December 1938 31 March 1940 Military /
Covenant Party
21 Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني

(2nd time)

1892–1965 31 March 1940 3 February 1941 Party of National Brotherhood Faisal II

(1939–1958)
22 Taha al-Hashimi
طه الهاشمي
1888–1961 3 February 1941 13 April 1941[2] Military
23 Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني

(3rd time)

1892–1965 13 April 1941 30 May 1941[3] Party of National Brotherhood
24 Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي

(4th time)

1890–1958 4 June 1941 10 October 1941 Military
25 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(3rd time)

1888–1958 10 October 1941 4 June 1944 Military /
Covenant Party
26 Hamdi al-Pachachi
حمدي البجاجي
1886–1948 4 June 1944 23 February 1946 Independent
27 Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي

(2nd time)

1892–1968 23 February 1946 1 June 1946 Liberal Party
28 Arshad al-Umari
إرشاد العمري

(1st time)

1888–1978 1 June 1946 21 November 1946 Independent
29 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(4th time)

1888–1958 21 November 1946 29 March 1947 Military /
Constitutional Union Party
30 Sayyid Salih Jabr
سيد صالح جبر
1860–1949 29 March 1947 29 January 1948 Nation's Socialist Party
31 Sayyid Muhammad as-Sadr
سيد محمد الصدر
1882–1956 29 January 1948 26 June 1948 Independent
32 Muzahim al-Pachachi
مزاجم البجاجي
1890–1982 26 June 1948 6 January 1949 Independent
33 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(5th time)

1888–1958 6 January 1949 10 December 1949 Military /
Constitutional Union Party
34 Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي

(2nd time)

1886–1969 10 December 1949 5 February 1950 Military
35 Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي

(3rd time)

1892–1968 5 February 1950 15 September 1950 Independent
36 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(6th time)

1888–1958 15 September 1950 12 July 1952 Military /
Constitutional Union Party
37 Mustafa Mahmud al-Umari
مصطفى محمود العمري
1898–1979 12 July 1952 23 November 1952 Independent
38 Nureddin Mahmud
نور الدين محمود
1901–1978 23 November 1952 29 January 1953 Military
39 Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي

(5th time)

1890–1958 29 January 1953 17 September 1953 Military
40 Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali
محمد فضل الجمالي
1903–1997 17 September 1953 29 April 1954 Independent
41 Arshad al-Umari
إرشاد العمري

(2nd time)

1888–1978 29 April 1954 4 August 1954 Independent
42 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(7th time)

1888–1958 4 August 1954 20 June 1957 Military /
Constitutional Union Party
43 Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي

(3rd time)

1886–1969 20 June 1957 15 December 1957 Military /
United National Front
44 Abdul-Wahab Mirjan
عبد الوهاب مرجان
1909–1964 15 December 1957 3 March 1958 Independent
45 Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد

(8th time)

1888–1958 3 March 1958 18 May 1958 Military /
Constitutional Union Party
46 Ahmad Mukhtar Baban
أحمد مختار بابان
1900–1976 18 May 1958 14 July 1958[4] Independent
Iraqi Republic (Pre-Ba'ath Party) (1958–1968) •
47 Abd al-Karim Qasim
عبد الكريم قاسم
1914–1963 14 July 1958 8 February 1963[5] Military Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i

(1958–1963)
48 Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
أحمد حسن البكر

(1st time)

1914–1982 8 February 1963 18 November 1963[6] Military /
Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Abdul Salam Arif

(1963–1966)
49 Tahir Yahya
طاهر يحيى

(1st time)

1915–1986 20 November 1963 6 September 1965 Military /
Arab Socialist Union
50 Arif Abd ar-Razzaq
عارف عبد الرزاق
1921–2007 6 September 1965 21 September 1965 Military /
Arab Socialist Union
51 Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz
عبد الرحمن البزاز
1913–1973 21 September 1965 9 August 1966 Arab Socialist Union
52 Naji Talib
ناجي طالب
1917–2012 9 August 1966 10 May 1967 Military Abdul Rahman Arif

(1966–1968)
53 Abdul Rahman Arif
عبد الرحمن عارف
1916–2007 10 May 1967 10 July 1967 Military /
Arab Socialist Union
54 Tahir Yahya
طاهر يحيى

(2nd time)

1915–1986 10 July 1967 17 July 1968[7] Military /
Arab Socialist Union
Iraqi Republic (Under Ba'ath Party) (1968–2003) •
55 Abd ar-Razzaq an-Naif
عبد الرزاق النايف
1933–1978 17 July 1968 30 July 1968 Military Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr

(1968–1979)
56 Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
أحمد حسن البكر

(2nd time)

1914–1982 31 July 1968 16 July 1979 Military /
Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
57 Saddam Hussein
صدام حسين

(1st time)

1937–2006 16 July 1979 23 March 1991 Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
Saddam Hussein

(1979–2003)
58 Sa'dun Hammadi
سعدون حمادي
1930–2007 23 March 1991 13 September 1991 Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
59 Mohammad Hamza al-Zubaidi
محمد حمزة الزبيدي
1938–2005 16 September 1991 5 September 1993 Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
60 Ahmad Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai
أحمد حسين خضير السامرائي
1941– 5 September 1993 29 May 1994 Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
61 Saddam Hussein
صدام حسين

(2nd time)

1937–2006 29 May 1994 9 April 2003[8] Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(National Progressive Front)
Iraqi Governing Council (2003–2004) •
Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
محمد بحر العلوم

(1st time)
Acting Prime Minister

1927–2015 13 July 2003 31 July 2003 Independent Coalition Provisional Authority

(2003–2004)
62 Ibrahim al-Jaafari
إبراهيم الجعفري

(1st time)

1947– 1 August 2003 31 August 2003 Islamic Dawa Party
63 Ahmed al-Chalabi
أحمد جلبي
1944– 1 September 2003 30 September 2003 Iraqi National Congress
64 Ayad Allawi
أياد علاوي

(1st time)

1945– 1 October 2003 31 October 2003 Iraqi National Accord
65 Jalal Talabani
جلال طلباني
1933– 1 November 2003 30 November 2003 Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
66 Abdul Aziz al-Hakim
عبد العزيز الحكيم
1950–2009 1 December 2003 31 December 2003 Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq
67 Adnan al-Pachachi
عدنان بجاجي
1923– 1 January 2004 31 January 2004 Assembly of Independent Democrats
68 Mohsen Abdel Hamid
محسن عبد الحميد
1937–2014 1 February 2004 29 February 2004 Iraqi Islamic Party
69 Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
محمد بحر العلوم

(2nd time)

1927–2015 1 March 2004 31 March 2004 Independent
70 Massoud Barzani
مسعود برزاني
1946– 1 April 2004 30 April 2004 Kurdistan Democratic Party
71 Ezzedine Salim
عز الدين سليم
1943–2004 1 May 2004 17 May 2004[1] Islamic Dawa Party
72 Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
غازي مشعل عجيل الياور
1958– 17 May 2004 1 June 2004 The Iraqis
Republic of Iraq (2004–present) •
Ayad Allawi
أياد علاوي

(2nd time)
Acting Prime Minister

1945– 1 June 2004 3 May 2005 Iraqi National Accord Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer

(2004–2005)
73 Ibrahim al-Jaafari
إبراهيم الجعفري

(2nd time)

1947– 3 May 2005 20 May 2006 Islamic Dawa Party Jalal Talabani

(2005–2014)
74 Nouri al-Maliki
نوري المالكي
1950– 20 May 2006 8 September 2014 Islamic Dawa Party
75 Haider al-Abadi
حيدر العبادي
1952– 8 September 2014 Incumbent Islamic Dawa Party Fuad Masum

(2014–)

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b Died in office.
  2. ^ Deposed in the 1941 Iraqi coup d'état.
  3. ^ Deposed in the Anglo-Iraqi War.
  4. ^ Deposed in the 14 July Revolution.
  5. ^ Deposed in the Ramadan Revolution.
  6. ^ Deposed in the November 1963 Iraqi coup d'état.
  7. ^ Deposed in the 17 July Revolution.
  8. ^ Deposed in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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