Abdul Latif Dayfallah

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Abdul Latif Dayfallah (Arabic: عبد اللطيف ضيف الله‎) (1 January 1930 – 27 March 2019) was a Yemeni military officer and politician. He was born in Ibb Governorate. He joined the Yemeni Army and received military training at the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo where he acquired Nasserist sympathies. At the time of the September 1962 coup, he held the rank of Major General[1] and served as Director of Signals in the Yemeni military.[2] He was the Prime Minister of the Yemen Arab Republic from 26 April to 5 October 1963, under President Abdullah as-Sallal.[3] Dayfallah also served as acting prime minister for nine days in January 1975.[3] Dayfallah died in March 2019 at the age of 89.[4]


  1. ^ "اللواء عبداللطيف ضيف الله ثاني رئيس حكومة لليمن بعد الثورة". 6 April 2017.
  2. ^ Bidwell, David (12 October 2012). Dictionary Of Modern Arab History. Routledge. p. 123. ISBN 9781136162916.
  3. ^ a b "Yemen". rulers.org. Archived from the original on 18 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-01.
  4. ^ الإعلان عن وفاة ثان رئيس حكومة للجمهورية العربية اليمنية (سيرة ذاتية) (in Arabic)
Political offices
Preceded by
Abdullah as-Sallal
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
Succeeded by
Abdul Rahman al-Iryani
Preceded by
Mohsin Ahmad al-Aini
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
Succeeded by
Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani