Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili

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Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili
عبدالکریم موسوی اردبیلی
Chief Justice of Iran
In office
28 June 1981 – 30 June 1989
Appointed by Ruhollah Khomeini
Preceded by Mohammad Beheshti
Succeeded by Mohammad Yazdi
Member of the Assembly of Experts
In office
5 November 1979 – 1 December 1991
Succeeded by Reza Ostadi
Personal details
Born 28 January 1926
Ardebil, Iran
Died 23 November 2016 (age 90)
Tehran
Nationality Iranian
Political party Independent
Other political
affiliations
Islamic Republican Party[1]
Religion Shia Islam

Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili (Persian: عبدالکریم موسوی اردبیلی; Januray 28, 1926 - November 23, 2016) was an Iranian politician and Muslim leader. He served as the acting President of Iran for a short period of time. He was a marja of the Twelver branch of Shia Islam.

He was born in Ardabil. He died in Tehran on 23 November 2016.

References[change | change source]

  1. Asayesh, Hossein; Adlina Ab. Halim; Jayum A. Jawan; Seyedeh Nosrat Shojaei (March 2011). "Political Party in Islamic Republic of Iran: A Review". Journal of Politics and Law 4 (1). http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jpl/article/view/9606/6898. Retrieved 29 July 2013.