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List of Prime Ministers of Iraq

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

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name

(Birth-Death)

Term of office Political party Head of State
(Reign / Term)
Took office Left office Time in office
Flag of Iraq (1924-1959).svg o Kingdom of Iraq (under the British Mandate) (1920-1932) o Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Iraq.svg
1 Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani portrait.jpg Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani

(1841-1927)

11 November 1920 20 November 1922 2 years,

9 days

Independent Faisal I
1307109799 king-faisal-i-of-iraq-kopiya.jpg
(1921-1933)
2 Abdel Muhsin Al-Sa'dun.jpg Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
?

(1879-1929)

20 November 1922 22 November 1923 1 year,

2 days

Military
3 ? ?.jpg Jafar al-Askari
? ?

(1887-1936)

22 November 1923 2 August 1924 254 days Military
4 Yasin Hashimi, 1927.jpg Yasin al-Hashimi
?

(1882-1937)

2 August 1924 26 June 1925 328 days Military /
People's Party
(2) Abdel Muhsin Al-Sa'dun.jpg Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
?

(1879-1929)

26 June 1925 21 November 1926 1 year,

147 days

Military /
Progressive Party
(3) ? ?.jpg Jafar al-Askari
? ?

(1887-1936)

21 November 1926 11 January 1928 1 year,

51 days

Military /
Covenant Party
(2) Abdel Muhsin Al-Sa'dun.jpg Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
?

(1879-1929)

11 January 1928 28 April 1929 1 year,

108 days

Military /
Progressive Party
5 Tawfiq al-Suwaidi.jpg Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
?

(1892-1968)

28 April 1929 19 September 1929 144 days Independent
(2) Abdel Muhsin Al-Sa'dun.jpg Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
?

(1879-1929)

19 September 1929 13 November 1929
(died in office)
55 days Military /
Progressive Party
6 Naji al-Suwaydi.jpg Naji al-Suwaydi
? ?

(1882-1942)

18 November 1929 23 March 1930 125 days Independent
7 Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

23 March 1930 3 November 1932 2 years,

224 days

Military /
Covenant Party
Flag of Iraq (1924-1959).svg o Kingdom of Iraq (1932-1958) o Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Iraq.svg
8 Naji Shawkat.jpg Naji Shawkat
? ?

(1893-1980)

3 November 1932 20 March 1933 137 days Independent Faisal I
1307109799 king-faisal-i-of-iraq-kopiya.jpg
(1921-1933)
9 Rashid Ali al-Gaylani.jpg Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
? ?

(1892-1965)

20 March 1933 9 November 1933 234 days Party of National Brotherhood
Ghazi I
Ghazi of Iraq.jpg
(1933-1939)
10 Jamil Al-Madfai.jpg Jamil al-Midfai
? ?

(1890-1958)

(1st time)

9 November 1933 27 August 1934 291 days Military
11 Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi.jpg Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
? ?

(1886-1969)

(1st time)

27 August 1934 4 March 1935 189 days Military
(10) Jamil Al-Madfai.jpg Jamil al-Midfai
? ?

(1890-1958)

4 March 1935 17 March 1935 13 days Military
(4) Yasin Hashimi, 1927.jpg Yasin al-Hashimi
?

(1882-1937)

17 March 1935 30 October 1936 1 year,

226 days

Military /
Party of National Brotherhood
12 Hikmet Sulayman.jpg Hikmat Sulayman
?

(1889-1964)

30 October 1936 17 August 1937 291 days Party of National Brotherhood
(10) Jamil Al-Madfai.jpg Jamil al-Midfai
? ?

(1890-1958)

17 August 1937 25 December 1938 1 year,

129 days

Military
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

25 December 1938 31 March 1940 1 year,

97 days

Military /
Covenant Party
Faisal II
Faisal II of Iraq.jpg
(1939-1958)
(9) Rashid Ali al-Gaylani.jpg Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
? ?

(1892-1965)

31 March 1940 3 February 1941 309 days Party of National Brotherhood
13 Taha al-Hashimi.jpg Taha al-Hashimi
?

(1888-1961)

3 February 1941 13 April 1941
(deposed)
69 days Military
(9) Rashid Ali al-Gaylani.jpg Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
? ?

(1892-1965)

13 April 1941 30 May 1941
(deposed)
47 days Party of National Brotherhood
(10) Jamil Al-Madfai.jpg Jamil al-Midfai
? ?

(1890-1958)

4 June 1941 10 October 1941 128 days Military
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

10 October 1941 4 June 1944 2 years,

238 days

Military /
Covenant Party
14 Hamdi Al-Pachachi.jpg Hamdi al-Pachachi
? ?

(1886-1948)

4 June 1944 23 February 1946 1 year,

262 days

Independent
(5) Tawfiq al-Suwaidi.jpg Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
?

(1892-1968)

23 February 1946 1 June 1946 98 days Liberal Party
15 Arshad Al-Umari.jpg Arshad al-Umari

(1888-1978)

1 June 1946 21 November 1946 173 days Independent
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

21 November 1946 29 March 1947 128 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
16 Sayyid Salih Jabr.jpg Salih Jabr
?

(1896-1957)

29 March 1947 29 January 1948 306 days Nation's Socialist Party
17 Sayyid Mohammad Al-Sadr.jpg Muhammad as-Sadr
?

(1882-1956)

29 January 1948 26 June 1948 149 days Independent
18 Muzahim al-Pachachi.jpg Muzahim al-Pachachi
?

(1891-1982)

26 June 1948 6 January 1949 194 days Independent
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

6 January 1949 10 December 1949 338 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
(11) Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi.jpg Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
? ?

(1886-1969)

(2nd time)

10 December 1949 5 February 1950 57 days Military
(5) Tawfiq al-Suwaidi.jpg Tawfiq al-Suwaidi
?

(1892-1968)

5 February 1950 15 September 1950 222 days Independent
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

15 September 1950 12 July 1952 1 year,

300 days

Military /
Constitutional Union Party
19 Mustafa al-Umari.jpg Mustafa Mahmud al-Umari

(1894-1962)

12 July 1952 23 November 1952 134 days Independent
20 Nureddin Mahmud.jpg Nureddin Mahmud

(1899-1981)

23 November 1952 29 January 1953 67 days Military
(10) Jamil Al-Madfai.jpg Jamil al-Midfai
? ?

(1890-1958)

29 January 1953 17 September 1953 231 days Military
21 Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Iraq.svg Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali
? ? ?

(1903-1997)

17 September 1953 29 April 1954 224 days Independent
(15) Arshad Al-Umari.jpg Arshad al-Umari

(1888-1978)

29 April 1954 4 August 1954 97 days Independent
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

4 August 1954 20 June 1957 2 years,

304 days

Military /
Constitutional Union Party
(11) Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi.jpg Ali Jawdat al-Aiyubi
? ?

(1886-1969)

20 June 1957 15 December 1957 178 days Military /
United National Front
22 Abdul-Wahab Mirjan.jpg Abdul-Wahab Mirjan

(1909-1964)

15 December 1957 3 March 1958 78 days Independent
(7) Nouri Al-Saeed, 1950s.jpg Nuri as-Said
?

(1888-1958)

3 March 1958 18 May 1958 76 days Military /
Constitutional Union Party
23 Ahmad Mukhtar Baban.jpg Ahmad Mukhtar Baban
?

(1900-1976)

18 May 1958 14 July 1958
(deposed)
57 days Independent
Flag of Iraq (1959-1963).svg Flag of Iraq (1963-1991); Flag of Syria (1963-1972).svg o Iraqi Republic (pre-Ba'ath Party) (1958-1968) o Emblem of Iraq (1959-1965).svg Coat of arms of Iraq (1965-1991).svg
24   ?.jpg Abd al-Karim Qasim
?

(1914-1963)

14 July 1958 8 February 1963
(deposed)
4 years,

207 days

Military Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i
?.jpg
(1958-1963)
25 Ahmad Hassan el Bakr.jpg Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
?

(1914-1982)

8 February 1963 18 November 1963
(deposed)
283 days Military /
Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Abdul Salam Arif
President Abd al-Salam Arif.jpg
(1963-1966)
26 Tahir Yahya 1.jpg Tahir Yahya
? ?

(1915-1986)

20 November 1963 6 September 1965 1 year,

290 days

Military /
Arab Socialist Union
27 Aref Abdel-Razzaq.jpg Arif Abd ar-Razzaq
?

(1921-2007)

6 September 1965 21 September 1965 15 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
28 Arif Abd ar-Razzaq.jpg Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz

(1913-1973)

21 September 1965 9 August 1966 322 days Arab Socialist Union
29 Naji Talib.jpg Naji Talib
? ?

(1917-2012)

9 August 1966 10 May 1967 274 days Military Abdul Rahman Arif
Abdel-Rahman Aref.jpg
(1966-1968)
30 Abdel-Rahman Aref.jpg Abdul Rahman Arif
?

(1916-2007)

10 May 1967 10 July 1967 61 days Military /
Arab Socialist Union
(26) Tahir Yahya 1.jpg Tahir Yahya
? ?

(1915-1986)

10 July 1967 17 July 1968
(deposed)
1 year,

7 days

Military /
Arab Socialist Union
Flag of Iraq (1963-1991); Flag of Syria (1963-1972).svg Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg o Iraqi Republic (under Ba'ath Party) (1968-2003) o Coat of arms of Iraq (1965-1991).svg Coat of arms of Iraq (1991-2004).svg
31 Coat of arms of Iraq (1965-1991).svg Abd ar-Razzaq an-Naif

(1933-1978)

17 July 1968 30 July 1968 13 days Military Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
Ahmad Hassan el Bakr.jpg
(1968-1979)
(25) Ahmad Hassan el Bakr.jpg Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
?

(1914-1982)

31 July 1968 16 July 1979 10 years,

350 days

Military /
Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
32 Saddam Hussein in 1998.png Saddam Hussein
? ?

(1937-2006)

16 July 1979 23 March 1991 11 years,

250 days

Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein in 1998.png
(1979-2003)
33 Sa'dun Hammadi (cropped).jpg Sa'dun Hammadi

(1930-2007)

23 March 1991 13 September 1991 174 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
34 Coat of arms of Iraq (1991-2004).svg Mohammad Hamza al-Zubaidi
? ? ?

(1939-2005)

16 September 1991 5 September 1993 1 year,

354 days

Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
35 Ahmed Hussain Khudayir Al-Samarrai.png Ahmad Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai
? ? ?

(1941-)

5 September 1993 29 May 1994 266 days Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
(32) Saddam Hussein in 1998.png Saddam Hussein
? ?

(1937-2006)

29 May 1994 9 April 2003
(deposed)
8 years,

315 days

Iraqi Ba'ath Party
(Iraq Region)
Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg o Iraqi Governing Council (2003-2004) o Coat of arms of Iraq (1991-2004).svg
-- Coat of arms of Iraq (2008).svg Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
?

(1927-2015)
Acting Prime Minister

13 July 2003 31 July 2003 18 days Independent Coalition Provisional Authority
Seal of the Coalition Provisional Authority Iraq.svg
(2003-2004)
36 Ibrahim al-Jaafari 2014.jpg Ibrahim al-Jaafari
? ?

(1947-)

1 August 2003 31 August 2003 30 days Islamic Dawa Party
37 Chalabi.jpg Ahmed al-Chalabi
? ?

(1944-2015)

1 September 2003 30 September 2003 30 days Iraqi National Congress
38 Allawi8.jpg Ayad Allawi
?

(1944-)

1 October 2003 31 October 2003 31 days Iraqi National Accord
39 Jalal Talabani.jpg Jalal Talabani
?

(1933-2017)

1 November 2003 30 November 2003 30 days Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
40 Abdul Aziz al-Hakim 2004-Jan-20.jpg Abdul Aziz al-Hakim

(1950-2009)

1 December 2003 31 December 2003 31 days Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
41 Adnan Pachachi.jpg Adnan al-Pachachi

(1923-2019)

1 January 2004 31 January 2004 31 days Assembly of Independent Democrats
42 Coat of arms of Iraq (2008).svg Mohsen Abdel Hamid
?

(1937-)

1 February 2004 29 February 2004 29 days Iraqi Islamic Party
43 Coat of arms of Iraq (2008).svg Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum
?

(1927-2015)

1 March 2004 31 March 2004 31 days Independent
44 Mesud Barzani.jpg Massoud Barzani

(1946-)

1 April 2004 30 April 2004 30 days Kurdistan Democratic Party
45 Izzedine.jpg Ezzedine Salim
?

(1943-2004)

1 May 2004 17 May 2004
(died in office)
16 days Islamic Dawa Party
46 Ghazi al Jawar.jpg Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
? ? ?

(1958-)

17 May 2004 1 June 2004 15 days Independent
Flag of Iraq.svg o Republic of Iraq (2004-present) o Coat of arms of Iraq (2008).svg
(38) Ayad Allawi.jpg Ayad Allawi
?

(1944-)

1 June 2004 3 May 2005 336 days Iraqi National Accord Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer 2004-06-01.jpg
(2004-2005)
(36) Ibrahim al-Jaafari portrait.jpg Ibrahim al-Jaafari
? ?

(1947-)

3 May 2005 20 May 2006 1 year,

17 days

Islamic Dawa Party Jalal Talabani
Meetings of Presidents participated in Nowruz with Ali Khamenei - Tehran, Iran (Cropped on Talabani).jpg
(2005-2014)
47 Portrait of Nouri al-Maliki.jpg Nouri al-Maliki
? ?

(1950-)

20 May 2006 8 September 2014 8 years,

110 days

Islamic Dawa Party
Fuad Masum
Fuad Masum 2014.jpg
(2014-2018)
48 Haider al-Abadi portrait.jpg Haider al-Abadi
? ?

(1952-)

8 September 2014 25 October 2018 4 years,

47 days

Victory Alliance
Barham Salih
Barham Salih (cropped).jpg
(2018-present)
49 Adil Abdul-Mahdi portrait.jpg Adil Abdul-Mahdi
?

(1942-)

25 October 2018 Incumbent[1] 1 year, 118 days Independent

See also

References


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