Ahmad Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai

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Ahmed Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai
Prime Minister of Iraq
In office
September 5, 1993 – April 9, 1994
PresidentSaddam Hussein
Preceded byMohammed Hamza Zubeidi
Succeeded bySaddam Hussein
Personal details
Born (1941-07-02) 2 July 1941 (age 82)[citation needed]
Samarra, Kingdom of Iraq

Ahmed Husayn Khudayir as-Samarrai (Arabic: أحمد حسين خضير السامرائي; born 2 July[citation needed] 1941) was Prime Minister of Iraq from 1993 to 1994, during the rule of President Saddam Hussein. He was Minister of Finance from July 1992 to May 1994.[1]

Samarrai maintained the position of chief of the general staff over the years, and was his last position in the presidency office until 2003, post American invasion.[2]

He surrendered to the U.S. forces during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Later on, he was sentenced in 2006.


  1. ^ Ghareeb, Edmund A. (2004). Historical dictionary of Iraq. Lanham (Md.) Oxford: Scarecrow press. ISBN 0-8108-4330-7.
  2. ^ Britannica
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Iraq
Succeeded by