Saddam Hussein Fast Facts

(CNN) Here's a look at the life of the late former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

Personal:
Birth date: April 28, 1937
Death date: December 30, 2006
Birth place: Tikrit, Iraq
    Birth name: Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti
    Father: Hussein Abid al-Majid
    Mother: Subha Tulfah al-Musallat
    Marriages: Nidal al-Hamdani (1990-December 30, 2006, his death); Samira al Shahbandar (1986-December 30, 2006, his death); Sajida Khairallah Talfah (1963-December 30, 2006, his death)