Saddam Hussein’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Saddam Hussein died at age 69, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding criminal Saddam Hussein's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dictator and President of Iraq who came to power in 1979. He was executed in 2006 for his role in the 1982 murders of nearly 150 Iraqi Shi’ite Muslims.

He attended law school in Iraq for three years.

He brought the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party to power in Iraq.

How did Saddam Hussein die?

Saddam Hussein's death was caused by execution by hanging.

On December 30, 2006, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed by hanging at an Iraqi military base called Camp Justice. Hussein ruled Iraq with an iron fist after becoming president in 1979, before being toppled by a U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

Information about the death of Saddam Hussein
Cause of deathExecution By Hanging
Age of death69 years
BirthdayApril 28, 1937
Death dateDecember 30, 2006
Place of deathCamp Justice
Place of burialAl-Awja Religious Compound, Tikrit, Iraq


"Those who fight in God's cause will be victorious."

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"We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons."

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"I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution."

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"Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended."

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"We are not intimidated by the size of the armies, or the type of hardware the US has brought."

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