Abdiqasim Salad Hassan

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Abdiqasim Salad
عبدي قاسم صلاد
5th President of Somalia
In office
August 27, 2000 – October 14, 2004
Prime MinisterAli Khalif Galaydh
Osman Jama Ali
Muhammad Abdi Yusuf
Preceded byAli Mahdi Muhammad
Succeeded byAbdullahi Yusuf Ahmed
Personal details
Born (1941-01-01) 1 January 1941 (age 83)
Galdogob, Italian East Africa
Alma materMoscow State University (1965)

Abdiqasim Salad Hassan (Somali: Cabdiqaasim Salaad Xasan;[1] Arabic: عبدي قاسم صلاد حسن; born on January 1, 1941) or Abdiqasim Salad[2] is a Somali politician. He helped found the Transitional National Government. He was President of Somalia from 2000 to 2004.

References[change | change source]

  1. With various transliterations into English, e.g. Abdiqaasim Salaad Hassan, Abdi Qaasim, etc.
  2. "Bildhaan: An International Journal of Somali Studies". 2007.