Saddam Hussein Quotes

My country is not the gasoline pump for America.

 
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Saddam Hussein, Iraqi President, Quoted in Die Tageszeitung, December 14, 2001

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Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein
  • Born: April 28, 1937
  • Died: December 30, 2006
  • Nationality: Iraqi
  • Profession: 5th President of Iraq

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization the Iraqi Ba'ath Party—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup (later referred to as the 17 July Revolution) that brought the party to power in Iraq.