Iraqi music stars who deceased at age 48

Here are 2 famous musicians from Iraq died at 48:

Faisal I of Iraq

Faisal I of Iraq (May 20, 1885 Ta'if-September 8, 1933 Bern) also known as Fayṣal ibn Ḥusayn was an Iraqi politician. He had five children, Ghazi of Iraq, Princess Azza bint Faisal, Princess Rajiha bint Faisal, Princess Raifia bint Faisal and Prince Muhammed bin Faisal.

Faisal I of Iraq was a Hashemite Arab leader who played a significant role in the Arab Revolt during World War I. He was a key player in the establishment of the modern state of Iraq and served as its first king from 1921 until his death in 1933. Before becoming king, Faisal played a major role in the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire, working closely with T.E. Lawrence (better known as Lawrence of Arabia) to fight against the Ottoman Turks. He was also an instrumental figure in the Pan-Arab movement and worked to promote Arab unity across the Middle East. After Iraq gained independence from Britain in 1932, Faisal worked to modernize the country and build its infrastructure. Despite his achievements, Faisal's reign was cut short by his sudden death due to a heart attack in 1933.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Abd al-Karim Qasim

Abd al-Karim Qasim (November 21, 1914 Baghdad-February 9, 1963 Baghdad) also known as `Abd al-Karīm Qāsim, Abdulkarim Kasem, Abdel Karim Kassem, Abdul Karim Kassem, `Abdul Karim Qasem or al-za‘īm was an Iraqi politician.

He served as the Prime Minister of Iraq from 1958 until 1963 when he was overthrown and executed in a coup. Qasim played a key role in the 14 July Revolution which led to the overthrow of the Iraqi monarchy and the establishment of a republic. During his time in power, he implemented various reforms such as agrarian reform and land redistribution, which helped to modernize the country. He also promoted Arab nationalism and anti-colonialism, and he was a strong advocate for the independence of Palestine. Qasim's policies were often controversial and drew criticism from both domestic opponents and foreign powers such as the United States and Britain. Despite his turbulent legacy, he is still remembered as one of Iraq's most important leaders and is considered to be a symbol of Arab unity and independence.

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