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Encyclopedia > Prime Minister of Iran

As the result of an amendment to the Constitution of Iran in 1989, there is no longer a post titled Prime Minister of Iran, but Iran has had many prime ministers since the Qajar era, when the country was internationally known as Persia. The December 1979 constitution, and its 1989 amendment, define the political, economic, and social order of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX in Roman) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Qajar dynasty was the ruling family of Persia from 1796 to 1925. ... The Persian Empire refers to lands ruled by a number of Persian dynasties. ...

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Prime Ministers of Qajar era

In the Qajar era, prime ministers were known by different titles. The post itself was mainly known as ataabak or ataabak-e a'zam (grand ataabak), or sometimes sadr-e a'zam (premier) at the beginning, but became ra'is ol-vozaraa (head of ministers) at the end. The title of nakhost vazir (prime minister) was rarely used. The prime minister was usually called by the honorific title hazrat-e ashraf.


Prime Ministers of Islamic Republic of Iran

After the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini installed Mehdi Bazargan as the prime minister of an interim government, which served until November 1979. The government resigned during the Iran hostage crisis, but mentioned that it has not been the sole reason, and the decision for mass resignation had been reached one day before the invasion of the United States embassy by the Iranian students. Protestors take to the street in support of Ayatollah Khomeini. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Ayatollah Khomeini founded the first modern Islamic republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Khomeini (آیت‌الله روح‌الله خمینی in Persian) (May 17, 1900 – June 3, 1989) was an Iranian Shia cleric and the political and spiritual leader of the 1979 revolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the then Shah of Iran. ... Mehdi Bazargan (مهدی بازرگان In Persian) (September, 1907? - January 20, 1995) (also spelled Mahdi Bazargan) was head of Irans interim government, virtually Irans first prime minister after the Iranian Revolution of 1979. ... The Interm Government of Iran in 1979 (February 4–November 6) was the first government established in Iran after Islamic Revolution. ... The Iran hostage crisis was a 444-day period during which student proxies of the new Iranian regime held hostage 66 diplomats and citizens of the United States, which lasted from November 4, 1979 until January 31, 1981. ...


The post was left empty until Abolhassan Banisadr became president in January 1980 and chose Mohammad Ali Rajai as his prime minister, mainly because of pressures imposed by Majlis representatives, specially those close to Islamic Republic Party. Rajai served in the post until Banisadr's impeachment in June, 1981, and was elected as president in the elections of July 24, 1981. Rajai chose Mohammad Javad Bahonar as his prime minister, but they were assassinated together in Prime Minister's office only a few weeks later, on August 30, 1981. Abolhassan Banisadr (ابوالحسن بنی‌صدر; born March 22, 1933) was the first elected President of Iran after the 1979 revolution. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Mohammad Ali Rajai Mohammad Ali Rajai (محمد علی رجائی in Persian) (1933 – August 30, 1981) was the second elected President of Iran, after serving as Prime Minister under Abolhassan Banisadr. ... مجلس شورای اسلامی - The Majles; Irans Parliament. ... The Islamic Republic Party (حزب جمهوری اسلامی) was a political party in Iran, founded in 1979 by Mohammad Javad Bahonar, Mohammad Beheshti, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Ali Khamenei, and Abdolkarim Mousavi-Ardabili, and included several supporters of the Islamic Republic government of Iran. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mohammad Javad Bahonar (محمدجواد باهنر in Persian), (1933 - August 30, 1981), was the second prime minister of Iran following the 1979 revolution, and the secretary-general of the Islamic Republic Party. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


When Ali Khamenei became president in the elections of October, 1981, he first introduced right-leaning Ali Akbar Velayati to the Majlis as his prime minister, but he was voted down by the then left-leaning majority of the parliament, which then forced their own preferred prime minister to Khamenei, namely Mir-Hossein Mousavi. The dispute was finally ended by interference of the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, who advised the president to accept Mousavi. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei (Persian: آیت‌الله سید علی حسینی خامنه‌ای; born July 15, 1939) is the Supreme Leader of Iran. ... Ali Akbar Velayati Ali Akbar Velayati (علی‌اکبر ولایتی; born June 25, 1945 in Tehran) is an Iranian politician and a pediatrician, currently an Advisor in International Affairs to the Supreme Leader. ... Mir-Hossein Mousavi (میرحسین موسوی) (born 1941?) was the Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1988, at the time of Ali Khameneis presidency. ...


Mousavi served under the title until 1989, when the constitution was amended to remove the title of Prime Minister and divide his responsiblities between the president and a newly-created title of First Vice President. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX in Roman) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


List of Iranian Prime Ministers

See List of Prime Ministers of Iran This is a list of Prime Ministers of Iran and Persia (see Prime Minister of Iran): // Qajar era Abdollah Khan Amin od-Dowleh Esfehani (1824 - 1825) Allahyar Khan Asef od-Dowleh (1825 - 1828) Abdollah Khan Amin od-Dowleh Esfehani (1828 - October, 1834) Mirza Abolghasem Ghaem Magham Farahani (October, 1834...


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