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Abdul Salam Arif
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2nd President of Iraq
In office
8 February 1963 – 13 April 1966
Prime Minister Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
Tahir Yahya
Arif Abd ar-Razzaq
Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz
Preceded by Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i
Succeeded by Abdul Rahman Arif
Personal details
Born (1921-03-21)21 March 1921
Baghdad, Iraq
Died 13 April 1966(1966-04-13) (aged 45)
Iraq
Cause of death Airplane crash
Nationality Iraqi
Political party Arab Socialist Union
Military service
Allegiance Flag of Iraq 1959-1963.svg Iraq
Branch/service Iraqi Army
Rank Colonel
Battles/wars 14 July Revolution, 1948 Arab–Israeli War

ʿAbd al-Salam Mohammed ʿArif al-Jumayli (Arabic: عبد السلام محمد عارف الجميلي ʿAbd al-Salām ʿĀrif al-Jumaylī) (21 March 1921 – 13 April 1966) was the second President of Iraq from 1963 until his death in 1966. He played a leading role in the 14 July Revolution, in which the Hashemite monarchy was overthrown on 14 July 1958.

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