Jalal Talabani

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Jalal Talabani
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6t Preses o Iraq
In office
7 Aprile 2005 – 24 Julie 2014
Prime MeenisterIbrahim al-Jaafari
Nouri al-Maliki
Vice PresesAdil Abdul-Mahdi
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
Tariq Al-Hashimi
Khodair al-Khozaei
Precedit biGhazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
Succeedit biFuad Masum
Leader o the Patriotic Union o Kurdistan
Assumed office
1 Aprile 1975
Precedit biOffice Created
Preses o the Govrenin Cooncil o Iraq
In office
1 November 2003 – 30 November 2003
Precedit biAyad Allawi
Succeedit biAbdul Aziz al-Hakim
Personal details
Born12 November 1933(1933-11-12)
Kelkan, Iraq
Dee'd3 October 2017 (aged 83)
Germany
Poleetical pairtyPatriotic Union o Kurdistan
Spoose(s)Hero Ibrahim Ahmed
BairnsQubad
Alma materVarsity o Baghdad
ReligionSunni Islam

Jalal Talabani (Kurdish: جەلال تاڵەبانی Celal Tallebanî, Arabic: جلال طالبانيJalāl Ṭālabānī; born 12 November 1933; died 3 October 2017) wis the saxt Preses o Iraq, a leadin Kurdish politeecian. He is the first non-Arab preses o Iraq, altho Abdul Karim Qasim wis o pairtial Kurdish heritage.[1]

Talabani is the foonder an secretar general o ane o the main Kurdish poleetical pairties, the Patriotic Union o Kurdistan (PUK). He wis a prominent member o the Interim Iraq Govrenin Cooncil, which wis established follaein the owerthrow o the Saddam Hussein regime bi the invasion o Iraq in 2003. Talabani haes been an advocate for Kurdish richts an democracy in Iraq for mair nor 50 years. Apart frae his native Kurdish, Talabani is fluent in Arabic, Persie, an Inglis. Talabani is a member o the Socialist Internaitional.[2]

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