25 Most Wealthy Presidents

#6 – Saddam Hussein

 

Saddam Hussein, who had total assets of $2 billion dollars, was the fifth President of Iraq. Hussein served as president from 1979 to 2003. He was born in the town of Al-Awja, eight miles from Tikrit, Iraq. Saddam formally took control in 1979, though he had been leading Iraq for quite some time earlier. Being charged for the murder of 148 and other acts of torture, Hussein was found guilty of crimes against humanity On November 5, 2006, and sentenced to death by hanging. He was hanged on December 30, 2006.

Written by Eva Chaudhary

When she’s not on LinkedIn, Eva loves enjoying a fresh glass of wine paired with a good book to read. She prefers the private life and would rather visit The Verge than to go out for dinner. With a background in media studies, Eva’s passion lies in writing and mainly focuses on the technology and business sectors.