Iraqi Army Revolt 1958

[ 1958 ]

In Iraq, General Abdul Karim Kassem led a successful army revolt (July 14), overthrowing the monarchy and killing King Faisal II.

Nuri al Said (Nuri as-Said) (1888-1958), Iraqi general active in various Arab nationalist movements; he was prime minister (1930-58) until his assassination during an army coup.

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