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Definition of Saddam hussein

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(1937-2006) former Iraqi president and political leader (1979-2003) who was executed by hanging on December 30th 2006
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saddam hussein
n : iraqi leader who waged war against iran and who invaded kuwait (born in 1937) [syn: hussein, husain, husayn, saddam hussein, saddam bin hussein at-takriti]

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1. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
(synonym) Hussein, Husain, Husayn, Saddam, Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti
(hypernym) leader
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Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: ; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup (later referred to as the 17 July Revolution) that brought the party to power in Iraq.

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