Ahmed Chalabi

Iraqi politician (1944-2015)

Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi[2] (Arabic: أحمد عبد الهادي الجلبي‎; 30 October 1944 – 3 November 2015) was an Iraqi politician. He was interim Minister of Oil in Iraq serving from [3] 16 April 2005 to 1 January 2006. He served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1 May 2005 to 20 May 2006. Chalabi failed to win a seat in parliament in the December 2005 elections.

Ahmed Chalabi
أحمد الجلبي
Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
In office
1 May 2005 – 20 May 2006
Prime MinisterIbrahim al-Jaafari
Preceded byRowsch Shaways
Succeeded byBarham Salih
Minister of Oil
In office
16 April 2005 – 1 January 2006
Prime MinisterIbrahim al-Jaafari
Preceded byBahr al-Ulloum
Succeeded byHussain al-Shahristani
President of the Governing Council of Iraq
In office
1 September 2003 – 30 September 2003
LeaderPaul Bremer
Preceded byIbrahim al-Jaafari
Succeeded byAyad Allawi
Personal details
Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi
أحمد عبد الهادي الجلبي

(1944-10-30)30 October 1944
Kadhimiya, Iraq
Died3 November 2015(2015-11-03) (aged 71)[1]
Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq[1]
Political partyIraqi National Congress
Spouse(s)Leila Osseiran
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Chicago

Chalabi died on 3 November 2015 from a heart attack at his home in Kadhimiya, Baghdad, aged 71.[4]

Related pagesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 Al Jazeera English and agencies (3 November 2015). "Veteran Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi dies at 71". Al Jazeera English. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  2. Sometimes transcribed as Ahmad al-Jalabi.
  3. "Chalabi Named Iraq Oil Minister". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  4. "Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi politician who championed US invasion, dies". BBC News. BBC. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2015.

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