Hassan al-Amri

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Hassan al-Amri with his kids 1965

Hassan al-Amri (Arabic: حسن العمري‎‎) (1916–1989)[1] Known as The General of Yemen. He was born in a Yemeni village called Al-Amaryah—his surname indicates that—in Al-Hada District. He was the Prime Minister of the Yemen Arab Republic for five terms between 1964 and 1971.

He was from the first batch to study in Iraq's War College in 1936.

He participated in the revolution of 1948 against Imam Yahya, which failed and he was jailed 7 years in prison of Hajja in Yemen, and then participated in the 1962 revolution against Imam Ahmed.

Al-Amri's first three terms were served under President Abdullah as-Sallal. The dates of these terms were: (his positions were, a prime minister, a Commander in Chief of the armed forces and a vice president)

  • 10 February to 29 April 1964
  • 6 January to 20 April 1965
  • 21 July 1965 to 18 September 1966

His final two terms were under President Abdul Rahman al-Iryani. (Member of the Republican)

  • 21 December 1967 to 9 July 1969
  • 24 August to 5 September 1971

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burrowes, Robert D. (2010). Historical dictionary of Yemen. Latham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. p. 29. 

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Preceded by
Abdul Rahman al-Iryani
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
1964
Succeeded by
Mahmoud al-Gayifi
Preceded by
Hamoud al-Gayifi
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
1965
Succeeded by
Ahmad Muhammad Numan
Preceded by
Abdullah as-Sallal
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
1965–1966
Succeeded by
Abdullah as-Sallal
Preceded by
Mohsin Ahmad al-Aini
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
1967–1969
Succeeded by
Abdul Salam Sabrah
(acting)
Preceded by
Ahmad Muhammad Numan
Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic
1971
Succeeded by
Abdul Salam Sabrah
(acting)