Iraq

Main

Borders

1920

Iraq borders were finalized by the League of Nations

British take over

1921

British take over control of Iraq

The Kingdom

1932

The Kingdom of Iraq was formed and gained independence from the British

Ba'ath Party

1958

The monarchy was overthrown and the Ba'ath Party took over

Saddam Hussein

1979

Saddam Hussien took control of Iraq

War with Iran

1980 - 1988

Saddam Hussein invaded Iran and War began

Kuwait Invasion

1990

Iraq invaded Kuwait

Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Gulf War was helped by the United States

Saddam's downfall

2003

The invasion of Iraq was lead by the United States to overthrow Saddam Hussein

End of Iraq War

2011

With the war ending the troops were withdrawn