1946 – Massoud Barzani was born 16th of August in Mahabad, Iran.
1979 – President of the Autonomous Kurdish Government in Iraq and leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
2004 – Became a member of the Iraqi Governing Council and was the president of the council.
2005 – Elected as the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan region by the Iraqi Kurdistan’s Parliament.
He is the son of the former Kurdish nationalist leader Mustafa Barzani.