Mohammad Ali Rajai

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Mohammad-Ali Rajai
2nd President of Iran
In office
2 August 1981 – 30 August 1981
Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini
Prime Minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar
Preceded by Abolhassan Banisadr
Succeeded by Ali Khamenei
Prime Minister of Iran
In office
12 August 1980 – 4 August 1981
President Abolhassan Banisadr
Preceded by Mehdi Bazargan
Succeeded by Mohammad Javad Bahonar
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
11 March 1981 – 15 August 1981
President Abolhassan Banisadr
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by Karim Khodapanahi
Succeeded by Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Personal details
Born 1933
Qazvin, Persia
Died 30 August 1981(1981-08-30) (aged 48)
Tehran, Iran
Political party Islamic Republic Party
Spouse(s) Ateghe Sediqi (1958–1981)
Religion Shia Islam

Mohammad-Ali Rajai (Persian: محمدعلی رجائی) (1933 – 30 August 1981) was the President of Iran from 2 to 30 August 1981 after serving as prime minister under Abolhassan Banisadr.

He was also minister of foreign affairs from 11 March 1981 to 15 August 1981, while he was prime minister. He was assassinated in a bombing on 30 August 1981 along with prime minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar.

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