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Bazargan, Mehdi

Born: 1907? AD
Died: 1995 AD.

Nationality: Persian
Categories: Politician, Prime Ministers


1940 - Came back from France and became the head of the first engineering department of Tehran University.


Educated in thermodynamics and engineering at the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures in Paris.


1951 - Served as the first Iranian head of National Iranian Oil Company under command of Prime Minister Mossadegh.


1979 - Appointed to the prime ministership by Ayatollah Khomeini.


         - Bazargan resigned with his cabinet on 5th of November immediately after the US Embassy takeover and hostage-taking.


1995 - Died of a heart attack on 20th of January while travelling from Tehran to Zurich, Switzerland.





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