Baghdad College

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Not to be confused with Baghdad College of Pharmacy.

Baghdad College is a high school for boys in Baghdad, Iraq founded by Bishop William A. Rice, S.J. in 1932. The school was initially located at 11/45 Murabba'ah Street in Baghdad, on the east bank of the Tigris River.

Notable alumni[edit]


  • Nemir Kirdar, financier, businessman
  • Nadhmi Auchi, billionaire businessman and philanthropist
  • Ali Allawi, writer and politician
  • Dr. Ayad Allawi, neurologist and former Interim Prime Minister of Iraq
  • Ahmad Chalabi, PhD, Iraqi politician, former Interim Oil Minister, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq.
  • Adil Abdul Mahdi, PhD, Iraqi politician, economist, and Vice President of Iraq from 2005 to 2011.
  • Kanan Makiya, PhD, author, academic and founder of the Iraq Memory Foundation.
  • Nizar Hamdoon (1944-2003): Iraq's ambassador to the United States and the United Nations, a deputy foreign minister of Iraq and under secretary of its Foreign Ministry


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