Erbil is the birthplace of Ibn Khallikān (1211–82), the Muslim jurist famous as the compiler of a great biographical dictionary of Arab scholars, and, in modern times, İhsan Doğramacı (1915–2010), a famous Turkish physician and educational administrator, and Abdulla Pashew (born 1946), an eminent Kurdish poet.
Who is the most famous person from Iraq?
Famous people from IraqSaddam Hussein. Politician. Saladin. Military Commander. Nouri al-Maliki. Politician. Hammurabi. Politician. Uday Hussein. Person Or Being In Fiction. Charles Saatchi. Art dealer. Muhammad al-Mahdi. Man. Abū Ḥanīfa. Imam.More items
Who created Erbil?
Sumerian The city was first largely under Sumerian domination from c. 3000 BC, until the rise of the Akkadian Empire (2335–2154 BC) which united all of the Akkadian Semites and Sumerians of Mesopotamia under one rule. Later, Erridupizir, king of Gutium, captured the city in 2200 BC.
How old is Erbil?
Urban life in Erbil can be dated back to at least 6000 BC and it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. At the heart of the city is the ancient Citadel of Erbil, which is estimated to be close to 7000 years old.
Are there any famous people from Iraq?
Film actors and directorsAmel Senan, (born October 22, 1966), Iraqi-Turkmen actress known for her role of Nadia of the 1988 Iraqi television series Nadia.Kasim Abid, London-based cameraman and director of Iraqi origin.Mohamed Al-Daradji.Nazem Al-Ghazali, actor/singer.Koutaiba Al Janabi.Namaa Alward, actress.More items