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7 Crazy Facts That You Probably Don't Know About Saddam Hussein

1. What you might not have known is that Saddam Hussein had the most elevated rank in the military, in spite of the way that his entire life had been spent as a regular citizen and never in uniform. In 1979, he raised himself to the most senior position, which was unexpected at that point. Following his demise, the position was managed to be presently not legitimate.

2. Saddam's demise occurred on the Islamic day of Eid Al Adha, which is a huge day in the Islamic schedule. On this day, by far most of convicts who have been executed in Muslim countries are generally liberated, yet as far as he might be concerned, it was the total inverse.

3. Sheik Abd al-Aziz al-Badri was the first individual executed by Saddam Hussein when he was VP of Iraq, as per records. During the year 1969, something like this occurred. As indicated by reports, the individual was tortured for over 17 days prior to being executed because of reasons that stay a secret to people in general.

4. In his numerous discourses, Saddam Hussein declared his case to be the "resurrection" of Monarch Nebuchadnezzar, who was an antiquated lord of Babylon.

5. In the year 2001, Saddam Hussein made it illicit in Iraq to watch an animation series called Pokémon. He said that the animation characters in the film didn't adjust to Islamic standards, and that the film's effect on youths in the nation was becoming excessively extraordinary to its benefit.

6. Was it realized that Saddam Hussein was the despot of Iraq and Iran all through one of the most extended battles ever, which went on for a long time from 1980 to 1988 and was battled between the two nations? It is believed that over 1,000,000 individuals died during the fight.

7. In 1982, he was regarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with an award for working on the everyday environments of Iraqis. Mr. Saddam Hussein was known for giving monetary assistance to the oppressed in the nation, and he had laid out free schools for Iraq's residents in general.

SOURCE: https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2017/05/11-crazy-facts-saddam-hussein

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Islamic Muslim Saddam Saddam Hussein Sheik Abd al-Aziz al-Badri

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