al Jumhouriya al ‘Iraqia
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 14 July 1958 the Republic of Iraq was declared by a group of Army officers, after an armed coup d’état in which the reigning King Faisal II and his uncle, the ex-Regent the Emir Abdul Illah, and the Prime Minister, Nuri al Said, lost their lives.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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