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Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti
|Chief Justice of Iran|
Head of Supreme Court of Iran
23 February 1980 – 28 June 1981
|Appointed by||Ruhollah Khomeini|
|Succeeded by||Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili|
|Member of the Assembly of Experts for Constitution|
15 August 1979 – 15 November 1979
|Born||24 October 1928|
Isfahan, Imperial State of Persia
|Died||28 June 1981 (aged 52)|
|Resting place||Hafte Tir Mausoleum|
|Political party||Islamic Republican Party|
|Spouse(s)||Ezatolsharia Modares Motlagh|
|Alma mater||University of Tehran|
Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti (Persian: سیّد محمد حسینی بهشتی; 24 October 1928 – 28 June 1981) was an Iranian jurist, philosopher, cleric and politician. Beheshti helped create Iran's post-revolution constitution.
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- "خادم بقعه شهید بهشتی اهل مزار شریف هست". farsnews. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
- "BEHESHTI WAS SEEN AS NO. 2 FIGURE IN IRAN AFTER THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION". The New York Times. 1981-06-29.
- "Mohammad Hosayn Beheshti". britannica. Retrieved 24 October 2003.
- Rubin, Barry M.; Rubin, Judith Colp (2008), "The Iranian Revolution and The War in Afghanistan", Chronologies of Modern Terrorism, M.E. Sharpe, p. 246, ISBN 9780765622068,
In Tehran, Iran, a bomb set by the Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK), a leftist group with a philosophy combining Marxism and Islam, explodes at the headquarters of the ruling Islamic Republican Party, killing 73 people, including the party's founder, chief justice Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti, four cabinet ministers and 23 parliament members.