Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani

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Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani
Chairman of the Assembly of Experts
In office
8 March 2011 – 21 October 2014
Supreme LeaderAli Khamenei
Preceded byAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Succeeded byMahmoud Shahroudi (Acting)
Prime Minister of Iran
In office
2 September 1981 – 29 October 1981
PresidentAli Khamenei
Preceded byMohammad-Javad Bahonar
Succeeded byMir-Hossein Mousavi
Minister of Interior
In office
20 August 1980 – 1 October 1981
Prime MinisterMohammad-Ali Rajai
Mohammad-Javad Bahonar
Preceded byAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Succeeded byAli Akbar Nategh-Nouri
Minister of Justice
In office
12 August 1980 – 20 August 1980
Prime MinisterMohammad-Ali Rajai
Preceded byAhmad Sayyed Javadi
Succeeded byAssodollah Mobasheri
Secretary of the Guardian Council
In office
22 July 1980 – 17 December 1980
Appointed byRuhollah Khomeini
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byLotfollah Safi Golpaygani
Personal details
Born(1931-08-06)6 August 1931
Kan District, Tehran, Iran
Died21 October 2014(2014-10-21) (aged 83)
Tehran, Iran
Political partyCombatant Clergy Association
Spouse(s)Nesa Khaton Sorkhei (1960–2014, his death)
RelativesAli Bagheri (nephew)
Alma materQom Seminary
WebsiteOfficial website
Military service
Allegiance Iran
Branch/serviceRevolutionary Committees
Years of service1979–1982
CommandsChief Commander of Revolutionary Committees

Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani (Persian: محمدرضا مهدوی کنی, 8 April 1931 — 21 October 2014) was an Iranian cleric, writer and conservative politician. He was the acting Prime Minister of Iran from 2 September until 29 October 1981.

Kani died at the age of 83 in Tehran, Iran from heart failure, aged 83.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Head of Assembly of Experts dies at 83".