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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hussein, Husain, Husayn, Saddam Hussein, Saddam, Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti(noun)

    Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)

Freebase

  1. Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity 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 organisation Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and Arab socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq. As vice president under the ailing General Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and at a time when many groups were considered capable of overthrowing the government, Saddam created security forces through which he tightly controlled conflict between the government and the armed forces. In the early 1970s, Saddam nationalized oil and other industries. The state-owned banks were put under his control, leaving the system eventually insolvent mostly due to the Iran–Iraq War, the Persian Gulf War, and UN sanctions. Through the 1970s, Saddam cemented his authority over the apparatuses of government as oil money helped Iraq's economy to grow at a rapid pace. Positions of power in the country were mostly filled with Sunnis, a minority that made up only a fifth of the population.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddam hussein in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddam hussein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Rubio:

    First of all, the world is better off because Saddam Hussein is no longer in charge in Iraq.

  2. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf:

    He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man. (describing Saddam Hussein of Iraq, 1991)

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    All I can say is that President Bush, W., had the same information everybody else in the world did and made the best decision he could and if anybody thinks Saddam Hussein was a good guy, they need to go back in time and check out the facts, i'm glad he's dead.

  4. Gen John Nicholson:

    As ISIS-K's losses have mounted, Saddam Hussein and Iraqi forces are using IEDs, bunkers and tunnels to thicken Saddam Hussein and Iraqi forces defense, this is the right munition to reduce these obstacles and maintain the momentum of Saddam Hussein and Iraqi forces offensive against ISIS-K.

  5. Mark Green:

    Hussein as in Saddam Hussein was a totalitarian dictator, since Mr. Obama seems to think he can, without the consent of the legislature, release edicts in the form of executive orders, deemed significantly different in scope than previous presidents, he violates the clear separation of power in the constitution.

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