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Also, Hosein, Husain. (al-Husayn) a.d. 629?–680, Arabian caliph, the son of Ali and Fatima and the brother of Hasan.
Saddam [sah-dahm] /sɑˈdɑm/ (Show IPA), (at-Takriti) 1937–2006, Iraqi political leader: president 1979–2003.
1935–1999, king of Jordan 1953–99.
Contemporary Examples

There’s almost no way the regime would have fallen absent the death of Hussein and his sons.
Was the Iraq War Worth It? Justin Green March 19, 2013

Given this history of hoaxes, The Sun would have been very cautious about accepting the Hussein photos in 2005.
Did News Corp. Illegally Purchase Saddam Hussein Photos from U.S. Officials? Peter Jukes November 18, 2012

What better way to do so than with an animated Hussein as the main villain?
Sacha Baron Cohen and the Top 8 Saddam Hussein Spoofs The Daily Beast Video January 20, 2011

Even King Hussein of Jordan, one of the wisest leaders of his generation in the world was enamored of Saddam.
The Last Time We Fought Iran Bruce Riedel July 5, 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen, no stranger to controversy as Borat and Brüno, has been tapped to play Hussein in The Dictator.
Sacha Baron Cohen and the Top 8 Saddam Hussein Spoofs The Daily Beast Video January 20, 2011

Historical Examples

Hussein Bey ought to take his wife from the family of Chul Beg.
Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon Austen H. Layard

At first he was unsuccessful because there were many Hussein Effendis in Durazzo.
The Clue of the Twisted Candle Edgar Wallace

Why, because you want to be a bit craftier than Hussein, and I fancy she might make you.
If Lord Dunsany [Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron]

That is true, Hussein Effendi, but I did not think you read the papers.
The Clue of the Twisted Candle Edgar Wallace

You think this Khalid ib’n Hussein business is the only time he’s done anything like this?
The Edge of the Knife Henry Beam Piper

Also Husain. 1935–99, king of Jordan (1952–99)
Saddam (sæˈdæm). 1937–2006, Iraqi politician: president (1979–2003) and prime minister (1994–2003) of Iraq. He led Iraq into the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) and the Gulf War (1991) but was deposed and captured in the US-led invasion of 2003; executed 2006


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