List of prime ministers of Iraq

  (Redirected from List of Prime Ministers of Iraq)

This is a list of prime ministers of Iraq since 1920.

List of officeholdersEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Head of State
(Reign / Term)
Took office Left office Time in office
   Kingdom of Iraq (under the British Mandate) (1920–1932) •  
  Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani
عبد الرحمن الكيلاني
(1841–1927)
11 November 1920 20 November 1922 2 years, 9 days Independent Faisal I
 
(1921–1933)
  Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون
(1879–1929)
20 November 1922 22 November 1923 1 year, 2 days Military
  Jafar al-Askari
جعفر العسكري
(1887–1936)
22 November 1923 2 August 1924 254 days Military
  Yasin al-Hashimi
ياسين الهاشمي
(1882–1937)
2 August 1924 26 June 1925 328 days Military /
People's Party
  Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون
(1879–1929)
26 June 1925 21 November 1926 1 year, 148 days Military /
Progressive Party
  Jafar al-Askari
جعفر العسكري
(1887–1936)
21 November 1926 11 January 1928 1 year, 51 days Military /
Covenant Party
  Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون
(1879–1929)
11 January 1928 28 April 1929 1 year, 107 days Military /
Progressive Party
  Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي
(1892–1968)
28 April 1929 19 September 1929 144 days Independent
  Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
عبد المحسن السعدون
(1879–1929)
19 September 1929 13 November 1929
(died in office)
55 days Military /
Progressive Party
  Naji al-Suwaydi
ناجي السويدي
(1882–1942)
18 November 1929 23 March 1930 −9 years, 240 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
23 March 1930 3 November 1932 2 years, 225 days Military /
Covenant Party
 Kingdom of Iraq (1932–1958) •  
  Naji Shawkat
ناجي شوكت
(1893–1980)
3 November 1932 20 March 1933 137 days Independent Faisal I
 
(1921–1933)
  Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني
(1892–1965)
20 March 1933 9 November 1933 234 days Party of National Brotherhood
Ghazi I
 
(1933–1939)
  Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي
(1890–1958)
9 November 1933 27 August 1934 291 days Military
  Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي
(1886–1969)
27 August 1934 4 March 1935 189 days Military
  Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي
(1890–1958)
4 March 1935 17 March 1935 13 days Military
  Yasin al-Hashimi
ياسين الهاشمي
(1882–1937)
17 March 1935 30 October 1936 1 year, 227 days Military /
Party of National Brotherhood
  Hikmat Sulayman
حكمت سليمان
(1889–1964)
30 October 1936 17 August 1937 291 days Party of National Brotherhood
  Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي
(1890–1958)
17 August 1937 25 December 1938 1 year, 130 days Military
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
25 December 1938 31 March 1940 1 year, 97 days Military /
Covenant Party
Faisal II
 
(1939–1958)
  Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني
(1892–1965)
31 March 1940 3 February 1941 309 days Party of National Brotherhood
  Taha al-Hashimi
طه الهاشمي
(1888–1961)
3 February 1941 13 April 1941
(deposed)
69 days Military
  Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
رشيد عالي الكيلاني
(1892–1965)
13 April 1941 30 May 1941
(deposed)
47 days Party of National Brotherhood
  Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي
(1890–1958)
4 June 1941 10 October 1941 128 days Military
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
10 October 1941 4 June 1944 2 years, 238 days Military /
Covenant Party
  Hamdi al-Pachachi
حمدي الباجه جي
(1886–1948)
4 June 1944 23 February 1946 1 year, 264 days Independent
  Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي
(1892–1968)
23 February 1946 1 June 1946 98 days Liberal Party
  Arshad al-Umari
أرشد العمري
(1888–1978)
1 June 1946 21 November 1946 173 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
21 November 1946 29 March 1947 128 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
  Salih Jabr
سيد صالح جبر
(1896–1957)
29 March 1947 29 January 1948 306 days Nation's Socialist Party
  Muhammad as-Sadr
سيد محمد الصدر
(1882–1956)
29 January 1948 26 June 1948 149 days Independent
  Muzahim al-Pachachi
مزاجم الباجه جي
(1891–1982)
26 June 1948 6 January 1949 194 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
6 January 1949 10 December 1949 338 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
  Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي
(1886–1969)
10 December 1949 5 February 1950 57 days Military
  Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
توفيق السويدي
(1892–1968)
5 February 1950 15 September 1950 222 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
15 September 1950 12 July 1952 1 year, 301 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
  Mustafa Mahmud al-Umari
مصطفى محمود العمري
(1894–1962)
12 July 1952 23 November 1952 134 days Independent
  Nureddin Mahmud
نور الدين محمود
(1899–1981)
23 November 1952 29 January 1953 67 days Military
  Jamil al-Midfai
جميل المدفعي
(1890–1958)
29 January 1953 17 September 1953 231 days Military
  Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali
محمد فاضل الجمالي
(1903–1997)
17 September 1953 29 April 1954 224 days Independent
  Arshad al-Umari
أرشد العمري
(1888–1978)
29 April 1954 4 August 1954 97 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
4 August 1954 20 June 1957 2 years, 320 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
  Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
علي جودت الأيوبي
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20 June 1957 15 December 1957 178 days Military /
United National Front
  Abdul-Wahab Mirjan
عبد الوهاب مرجان
(1909–1964)
15 December 1957 3 March 1958 78 days Independent
  Nuri as-Said
نوري السعيد
(1888–1958)
3 March 1958 18 May 1958 76 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
  Ahmad Mukhtar Baban
أحمد مختار بابان
(1900–1976)
18 May 1958 14 July 1958
(deposed)
57 days Independent
  Iraqi Republic (pre–Ba'ath Party) (1958–1968) •    
  Abd al-Karim Qasim
عبد الكريم قاسم
(1914–1963)
14 July 1958 8 February 1963
(deposed)
4 years, 209 days Military Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i
 
(1958–1963)
  Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
أحمد حسن البكر
(1914–1982)
8 February 1963 18 November 1963
(deposed)
283 days Military /
Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Abdul Salam Arif
 
(1963–1966)
  Tahir Yahya
طاهر يحيى
(1915–1986)
20 November 1963 6 September 1965 1 year, 290 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
  Arif Abd ar-Razzaq
عارف عبد الرزاق
(1921–2007)
6 September 1965 21 September 1965 15 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
  Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz
عبد الرحمن البزاز
(1913–1973)
21 September 1965 9 August 1966 322 days Arab Socialist Union
  Naji Talib
ناجي طالب
(1917–2012)
9 August 1966 10 May 1967 274 days Military Abdul Rahman Arif
 
(1966–1968)
  Abdul Rahman Arif
عبد الرحمن عارف
(1916–2007)
10 May 1967 10 July 1967 61 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
  Tahir Yahya
طاهر يحيى
(1915–1986)
10 July 1967 17 July 1968
(deposed)
1 year, 7 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
  Iraqi Republic (under Ba'ath Party) (1968–2003) •    
  Abd ar-Razzaq an-Naif
عبد الرزاق النايف
(1933–1978)
17 July 1968 30 July 1968 13 days Military Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
 
(1968–1979)
  Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
أحمد حسن البكر
(1914–1982)
31 July 1968 16 July 1979 10 years, 350 days Military /
Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
  Saddam Hussein
صدام حسين
(1937–2006)
16 July 1979 23 March 1991 11 years, 250 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Saddam Hussein
 
(1979–2003)
  Sa'dun Hammadi
سعدون حمادي
(1930–2007)
23 March 1991 13 September 1991 174 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
  Mohammad Hamza al-Zubaidi
محمد حمزة الزبيدي
(1939–2005)
16 September 1991 5 September 1993 1 year, 354 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
  Ahmad Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai
أحمد حسين خضير السامرائي
(born 1941)
5 September 1993 29 May 1994 266 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
  Saddam Hussein
صدام حسين
(1937–2006)
29 May 1994 9 April 2003
(deposed)
8 years, 315 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
 Iraqi Governing Council (2003–2004) •  
  Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
محمد بحر العلوم
(1927–2015)
Acting Prime Minister
13 July 2003 31 July 2003 18 days Independent Coalition Provisional Authority
 
(2003–2004)
  Ibrahim al-Jaafari
إبراهيم الجعفري
(born 1947)
1 August 2003 31 August 2003 30 days Islamic Dawa Party
  Ahmed al-Chalabi
أحمد جلبي
(1944–2015)
1 September 2003 30 September 2003 29 days Iraqi National Congress
  Ayad Allawi
أياد علاوي
(born 1944)
1 October 2003 31 October 2003 30 days Iraqi National Accord
  Jalal Talabani
جلال طلباني
(1933–2017)
1 November 2003 30 November 2003 29 days Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
  Abdul Aziz al-Hakim
عبد العزيز الحكيم
(1950–2009)
1 December 2003 31 December 2003 30 days Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
  Adnan al-Pachachi
عدنان بجاجي
(1923–2019)
1 January 2004 31 January 2004 30 days Assembly of Independent Democrats
  Mohsen Abdel Hamid
محسن عبد الحميد
(born 1937)
1 February 2004 29 February 2004 28 days Iraqi Islamic Party
  Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
محمد بحر العلوم
(1927–2015)
1 March 2004 31 March 2004 30 days Independent
  Massoud Barzani
مسعود برزاني
(born 1946)
1 April 2004 30 April 2004 29 days Kurdistan Democratic Party
  Ezzedine Salim
عز الدين سليم
(1943–2004)
1 May 2004 17 May 2004
(died in office)
16 days Islamic Dawa Party
  Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
غازي مشعل عجيل الياور
(born 1958)
17 May 2004 1 June 2004 15 days Independent
  Republic of Iraq (2004–present) •  
  Ayad Allawi
أياد علاوي
(born 1944)
1 June 2004 3 May 2005 336 days Iraqi National Accord Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
 
(2004–2005)
  Ibrahim al-Jaafari
إبراهيم الجعفري
(born 1947)
3 May 2005 20 May 2006 1 year, 17 days Islamic Dawa Party Jalal Talabani
 
(2005–2014)
  Nouri al-Maliki
نوري المالكي
(born 1950)
20 May 2006 8 September 2014 8 years, 111 days Islamic Dawa Party
Fuad Masum
 
(2014–2018)
  Haider al-Abadi
حيدر العبادي
(born 1952)
8 September 2014 25 October 2018 4 years, 47 days Victory Alliance
Barham Salih
 
(2018–present)
  Adil Abdul-Mahdi
عادل عبد المهدي
(born 1942)
25 October 2018 6 May 2020[1] 1 year, 194 days Independent
  Mustafa Al-Kadhimi
مصطفي الکاظمي
(born 1967)
6 May 2020 Incumbent 199 days Independent

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