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(real name Yusaf Salman Yusaf). Born July 19, 1901, in Baghdad; died there Feb. 14, 1949. Figure in the Iraqi workers’ and communist movements.

The son of a worker, Fahad began his revolutionary career as a youth. In 1932 he founded a Communist group in al-Nasiriya. In 1934, Fahad became a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Iraq and in 1940 assumed the post of general secretary. He was arrested in 1947 and executed in 1949 by order of a military tribunal. Fahad received a posthumous pardon after the victory of the Iraqi revolution in 1958.


Zhizri, otdannaia bor’be, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1966.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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