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Massoud Barzani
Massoud Barzani

Massoud Barzani (born August 16, 1946) is the head of the Autonomous Kurdish Government in Iraq and leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. He has been the president of the party since 1979. Barzani led the Kurdistan Democratic Party to establish a government in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. He was also a member of the US-led occupation of Iraq, "Iraq Interim Governing Council". He became president of the council on April 1, 2004, for a term of one month. Image File history File links Massoud_Barzani. ... Image File history File links Massoud_Barzani. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Kurdish Autonomous Region (Başûrê Kurdistanê in Kurdish) is a political entity established in 1970 following the agreement of an Autonomy Accord between the government of Iraq and leaders of the Iraqi Kurdish community. ... The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP; Kurdish: Partiya Demokrat a Kurdistanê or PDK) is a Kurdish political party led by Massoud Barzani. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP; Kurdish: Partiya Demokrat a Kurdistanê or PDK) is a Kurdish political party led by Massoud Barzani. ... Southern Kurdistan (or Iraqi Kurdistan) is a geo-cultural region located in present-day Northern Iraq. ... The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) (est 1975) (Kurdish: Yaketi Nishtimani Kurdistan) // Mission The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan has been working for self-determination, human rights, democracy and peace for the Kurdish people of Iraq, since its establishment in 1 June 1975. ... The Iraqi Governing Council. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Barzani was born in Mahabad, Iran. He is the son of the former Kurdish nationalist leader Mustafa Barzani. Mahabad (Persian: مهاباد [],ماهاباد ,Kurdish: مه‌هاباد []) Old name (سابلاخ)(Sablakh),(may be mongolian origin)is a city in northwestern Iran with 100,000 inhabitants south of Lake Urmia in a narrow valley 1,300 metres above sea level. ... Mustafa Barzani (March 14, 1903–March 1, 1979) was a Kurdish nationalist leader and President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). ...


His chief political rival, Jalal Talabani of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, is currently President of Iraq. Jalal Talabani (in Arabic: jalâl at-tâlabânî) (born 1933), Iraqi politician, was named President of Iraq on April 6, 2005 by the Iraqi National Assembly. ... The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) (est 1975) (Kurdish: Yaketi Nishtimani Kurdistan) // Mission The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan has been working for self-determination, human rights, democracy and peace for the Kurdish people of Iraq, since its establishment in 1 June 1975. ... The President of Iraq is Iraqs head of state and chief of government. ...


External link

  • Profile of Barzani, kdp-ankara.org.tr

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MASSOUD BARZANI (545 words)
Massoud Barzani was born the same day that the KDP was founded: on August 16, 1946.
Massoud Barzani was born in Mahabad when his father, the late General Mustafa Barzani, was Chief of the military of the Kurdish Republic of Mahabad declared in Iranian Kurdistan.
Massoud Barzaniā€™s experiences in the rugged mountains of Kurdistan were to provide him with the mettle and leadership skills that were to later propel him to the helm of the Kurdish movement.
Massoud Barzani - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (140 words)
Massoud Barzani (born August 16, 1946) is the head of the Autonomous Kurdish Government in Iraq and leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
Barzani led the Kurdistan Democratic Party to establish a government in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.
He is the son of the former Kurdish nationalist leader Mustafa Barzani.
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