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 Abdul Salam Arif

Abdul Salam Arif

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Death 13 Apr 1966 (aged 44–45)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 48077400 · View Source
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President of Iraq (1963-1966)

Arif was a pan-Arabist, and in favour of union with Egypt and Syria. He was in charge of a large-scale expansion of the public sector, which aimed at ensuring his power and control over the country by means other than the military. Arif is one of the 20th century Iraqi leaders who has been closest to finding a lasting solution for the coexistence with the Kurdish-dominated regions in the north. He was close to signing an accord when he died.

Source: Looklex Encyclopaedia


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  • Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 13 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48077400
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abdul Salam Arif (1921–13 Apr 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48077400, ; Maintained by Mr. Badger Hawkeye (contributor 46542485) Unknown.