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Oct 21 2010
1 Saddam Hussein 11894
2 Daniel Pearl - (1963–2002), was an American journalist who was kidnapped and murdered in Karachi, Pakistan. (Born to an Iraqi Jewish mother). 2859
3 Sargon of Akkad 2506
4 Zaha Hadid, won numerous awards including Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture (2007) 1993
5 Alia Shawkat - American actress known as Maeby Funke on Arrested Development 1979
6 Chris Kattan - American comedian and actor, best known for his work on the sketch show Saturday Night Live. (Born to an Iraqi Jewish father and Hungarian Buddhist mother). 1886
7 Lowkey, British-Iraqi rapper 1556
8 Hashemite Dynasty 1173
9 Elliott Yamin 1164
10 Nouri al-Maliki 943
11 Faisal I of Iraq 817
12 Jalal Talabani 783
13 Muqtada al-Sadr 730
14 Tariq Aziz 697
15 Al-Kindi 593
16 Ali Hassan al-Majid 589
17 Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf 573
18 Charlotte Lewis, actress most notable for her lead female role in The Golden Child alongside Eddie Murphy 536
19 Al-Jazari 514
20 Saad Hariri - Lebanese Legislator (2005-), son of Rafik Hariri and an Iraqi mother. 507
21 Ahmed Chalabi 488
22 Diophantus 486
23 Avram Grant - former football manager of Chelsea F.C.. His mother is an Iraqi Jew. 439
24 Brian George - British-Israeli actor, most famous role is as Pakistani restaurateur Babu Bhatt on Seinfeld. (Born to Baghdadi Jewish parents). 437
25 David Saul Marshall - was the leader of the Singapore Labour Front and became the first Chief Minister of Singapore in 1955. He was born into an Orthodox Jewish family of Iraqi ancestry in Singapore. 400
26 Somy Ali, former Bollywood actress and now model and journalist (Iraqi mother and Pakistani father) 387
27 Faisal II of Iraq 363
28 Kathem Al Saher, one of the most successful Arab singers in the Arab world 353
29 Shai Agassi, Founder and Chairman of Better Place 340
30 Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti 318
31 Yigal Naor, actor 309
32 Don Hany, actor (Won Best Actor for Winning the Peace (2005) 296
33 Abu Nuwas - (750–810) Born in Ahvaz, of Arab and Persian descent. He was one of the greatest of classical Arabic and Persian poets. 278
34 Massoud Barzani 269
35 Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr 252
36 Ovadia Yosef - He is the former Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel and the current spiritual leader of the Shas political party in the Knesset (Israel's parliament). 252
37 Izzat Ibrahim ad-Douri 239
38 Mohammed A.F. Al-Rawi 228
39 Adnan Al-Kaissie, professional wrestler 224
40 Hussein Kamel al-Majid 221
41 Acrassicauda, Iraq's only heavy metal band 214
42 Nashat Akram, footballer 210
43 Ziryab 204
44 The Narcicyst, Iraqi-Canadian rapper 183
45 Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer 172
46 Bruno Coulais, composer 162
47 List of Kings of Iraq 155
48 Ghazi of Iraq 154
49 Younis Mahmoud, Iraqi football striker and captain of the Iraq national football team. In 2007 he captained the Iraq football team to the Asian Cup glory. He currently plays for Al-Gharafa Sports Club in Qatar. 146
50 Ibrahim al-Jaafari 144
51 Shwan Jalal - Iraqi-English football goalkeeper who plays for Bournemouth F.C.. He was also former goalkeeper at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, during 2002-2004. 141
52 Hunayn ibn Ishaq(Hunayn bar Ishaq) 137
53 Brethren of Purity (Ikhwan al-Safa') 133
54 Barham Salih 131
55 Nuri as-Said 131
56 Abdul Rahman Munif - (1933–2004) He was one of the most important Arabic novelists of the 20th century. Born in Amman to an Iraqi mother and Saudi father. 126
57 Yitzchak Kaduri - was a renowned Mizrahi Orthodox Haredi rabbi and kabbalist 121
58 Berossus 121
59 Houda Nonoo - politician and current Bahraini Ambassador to the United States. She is of Iraqi Jewish origin. 114
60 Shatha Hassoun winner of Star Academy 4 113
61 Binyamin Ben-Eliezer - is an Israeli politician and former soldier. He was the first Iraqi Jew to lead the Israeli Labour party. 113
62 Taha Yassin Ramadan 109
63 Nadhmi Auchi, British businessman. He is the founder and chairman of General Mediterranean Holding (GMH), a conglomerate of 120 companies worldwide. In the Sunday Times Rich List 2008 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK he was placed 27th with an estimated fortune of £2,150 million. 108
64 Dan Halutz, Israeli air force general 105
65 Zana Briski, director of Born into Brothels 96
66 Abdul Rahman Arif 96
67 Mar Dinkha IV - The current Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. 96
68 Abdul Aziz al-Hakim 95
69 Hawar Mulla Mohammed, Iraqi footballer who is known to be one of the best players in Iraqi national team. He currently plays for Anorthosis FC in Cyprus. 94
70 Emad Mohammed, footballer 89
71 Dalia Itzik - is an Israeli politician affiliated with the Kadima party. She took office as the first female speaker of the Knesset on 4 May 2006. 88
72 Abdul Salam Arif 87
73 Salam Pax blogger, translator and journalist 83
74 Seleucus of Seleucia 82
75 Ammo Baba, former Iraqi international football player and coach of the Iraq national football team. 82
76 Munir Bashir 82
77 Nicholas Kadi, actor 81
78 Rabeh Al-Hussaini - Iraqi-Filipino basketball player for Ateneo Blue Eagles. 74
79 Ibn Sahl 73
80 Mordechai Eliyahu - former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel 72
81 Faris Al-Sultan - German professional triathlete and winner of the 2005 Ironman Triathlon. Born in Munich to a German mother and Iraqi father. 72
82 Oren Ambarchi - Australian electronic guitarist and drummer. Is of Iraqi (Sephardi Jewish) heritage. 70
83 Ari Ben-Menashe - Israeli author of Profits of War: Inside the Secret U.S.-Israeli Arms Network 70
84 Shlomo, human beatbox and member of UK-hip hop act, Foreign Beggars 69
85 Riyadh Al-Azzawi - Iraqi-British kickboxer and the 2008 World Kickboxing Network World Champion. 68
86 Bassim Abbas, footballer 68
87 Zainab Salbi, writer, activist, co-founder and president of Women for Women International. 68
88 Yitzhak Mordechai, was as an Israeli general, and later Minister of Defense and Minister of Transport. 64
89 Majid Al Muhandis 64
90 Hussein Saeed, footballer 63
91 Chemda Khalili, singer/songwriter and co-host of the Keith and The Girl podcast 61
92 Hormuzd Rassam 61
93 Ali ibn Abbas al-Majusi 59
94 Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i 57
95 Hisham N. Ashkouri 56
96 Mohammed Amza Zubeidi 55
97 Bahaa Hariri - businessman. Son of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and an Iraqi mother (Nidal Al-Bustani). 55
98 Abo of Tiflis 54
99 Ella Shohat, writer and activist 53
100 Waed 52
101 Klodia Hanna, model and singer 50
102 Hassan Massoudy, calligrapher 50
103 Yasmine Hanani - American actress featured in documentary films Voices of Iraq and My Country, My Country 49
104 Amy Fadhli, fitness model, actress and winner of the "Fitness America National Champion 1996" (Iraqi father and Czech mother) 48
105 Laith Al-Deen, German pop musician 47
106 Rahma Mezher came 2nd in Najm Al Khaleej 46
107 Hussam Al-Rassam 46
108 Ibn Rajab, scholar 45
109 Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai 45
110 Hoshyar Zebari 43
111 Linda George 43
112 Toba Khedoori, artist 42
113 Raed Jarrar 41
114 Hamid Raja Shalah 41
115 Osamah Sami, actor 41
116 Rida Al Abdullah 40
117 Amir Slama, fashion designer, stylist and owner of the most famous beach fashion brand Rosa Chá in Brazil. 39
118 Naseer Shamma 39
119 Hussain al-Shahristani 39
120 Al-Hariri of Basra - was an Iraqi poet, scholar of the Arabic language and a high government official of the Seljuk Empire. 39
121 Sami Michael - Israeli author and the president of The Association for Civil Rights in Israel. 38
122 Dalli, singer 38
123 Mowaffak al-Rubaie 38
124 Nazem Al-Ghazali, actor/singer 38
125 Ahmed Mukhtar 38
126 Moshe Levi, (1936 – January 8, 2008), was the 12th Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces. He was the first Chief of Staff of Mizrahi (Iraqi) origin. 37
127 Ghaith Abdul-Ahad - British-Iraqi journalist (born in Baghdad), has written for The Guardian and Washington Post, as well as other media outlets. 37
128 Dunya Mikhail, poet 37
129 Adnan Pachachi 37
130 Unknown to No One, boyband 37
131 Rami Fortis - Israeli rock singer (Iraqi/Italian ancestry) 36
132 Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz 34
133 Denise Roxenhamn, Swedish bassist for band, The Laundry Shop (half Swedish and half Iraqi) 34
134 Aida Nadeem, Iraqi-Danish musician 34
135 Sahar Taha, singer and artist 34
136 Nemir Kirdar, Iraqi-born businessman (President and CEO of Investcorp) 33
137 Wael Abdul Latif 32
138 Naeim Giladi - is an Anti-Zionist, and author of an autobiographical article and historical analysis entitled The Jews of Iraq. {{cite journal 32
139 Seta Hagopian, famous Iraqi Armenian singer 32
140 Nazik Al-Malaika, poet 32
141 Zainab Bahrani 32
142 Saleh and Daoud Al-Kuwaity 32
143 Ezzedine Salim 31
144 Jafar al-Askari 30
145 Haitham Yousif, popular Iraqi singer 30
146 Kenza Braiga French TV reality show star of Iraqi origin. 30
147 Jananne Al-Ani, artist 30
148 Naji Sabri 30
149 Muhsin al-Hakim 29
150 Juliana Jendo 29
151 Basil Gorgis, footballer 29
152 Naguib el-Rihani, actor 29
153 Jack Marshall (author), poet and author 28
154 Salima Pasha - (?-1974), was a well known Iraqi Jewish singer and was dubbed as the most famous female singer, since the early 1930s. She married fellow Iraqi singer and actor Nazem Al-Ghazali. 28
155 Yasin al-Hashimi 28
156 Naburimannu 28
157 Jasim Al-Azzawi, Iraqi host, who presents the show Inside Iraq on Al Jazeera English. 28
158 Reem Alasadi, Iraqi-born British fashion designer 28
159 Ahmed ibn Yusuf, mathematician 27
160 Abu'l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi 27
161 Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, film director (Iraqi father and Chilean mother) 27
162 Ahmad Mnajed, Iraqi national soccer team player, who plays for Al-Ansar in Lebanon. 26
163 Ibrahim ibn Sinan 26
164 Rahim AlHaj 26
165 Hamid Majid Mousa 25
166 Namaa Alward, actress 25
167 Shero Rauf, actor and a stuntman in the film Troy (film) alongside Brad Pitt 25
168 Janan Sawa 25
169 Ibn Tahir al-Baghdadi 25
170 Mohammed Yussuf - Mexican footballer who plays Midfielder for Juventus (Belize) in the Belizean Top Division. 25
171 Eli Amir, Israeli writer and activist 25
172 Farid Majari, film maker 24
173 Lorraine Ali - American reporter, editor, culture writer and music critic for Newsweek. 24
174 Ran Cohen - Israeli politician and Knesset member for Meretz-Yachad. (Born in Baghdad to Iraqi parents) 24
175 Donny George Youkhanna 24
176 Alon Ben-Meir, professor, writer and is the Middle East Project director at the World Policy Institute 24
177 Tawfiq al-Suwaidi 24
178 Karo Murat - World Rated Boxer of Armenian Iraqi Origin 23
179 Layla Al-Attar, painter 23
180 Bovar Karim - Iraqi-Swedish footballer who currently plays for Tromsø I.L. in Norwegian Premier League. 23
181 Anais Catala 23
182 Nawfal Shamoun 23
183 Mahdi Karim, footballer 23
184 Najah Ali, Iraqi boxer who qualified for the 2004 Olympics in Athens 23
185 Qusay Munir, Iraqi national soccer team player, who is a midfielder for Qatar SC in Qatar. 23
186 Atwar Bahjat, journalist and reporter murdered in Iraq 22
187 Baz Shamoun, film director and maker of short documentary Where is Iraq? 22
188 Rola Bahnam, television presenter and former member of the Lebanese girl band The 4 Cats 22

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