Jalal Talabani

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His Excellency
Jalal Talabani
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6t Preses o Iraq
In office
7 Aprile 2005 – 24 Julie 2014
Prime Meenister Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Nouri al-Maliki
Vice Preses Adil Abdul-Mahdi
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
Tariq Al-Hashimi
Khodair al-Khozaei
Precedit bi Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
Succeedit bi Fuad Masum
Leader o the Patriotic Union o Kurdistan
Assumed office
1 Aprile 1975
Precedit bi Office Created
Preses o the Govrenin Cooncil o Iraq
In office
1 November 2003 – 30 November 2003
Precedit bi Ayad Allawi
Succeedit bi Abdul Aziz al-Hakim
Personal details
Born 12 November 1933(1933-11-12)
Kelkan, Iraq
Dee'd 3 October 2017 (aged 83)
Germany
Poleetical pairty Patriotic Union o Kurdistan
Spoose(s) Hero Ibrahim Ahmed
Bairns Qubad
Alma mater Varsity o Baghdad
Religion Sunni 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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