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Abolhassan Banisadr

1933 - 2021

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Seyyed Abolhassan Banisadr (Persian: سید ابوالحسن بنی‌صدر; 22 March 1933 – 9 October 2021) was an Iranian politician, writer, and political dissident. He was the first president of Iran after the 1979 Iranian Revolution abolished the monarchy, serving from February 1980 until his impeachment by parliament in June 1981. Prior to his presidency, he was the minister of foreign affairs in the interim government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abolhassan Banisadr has received more than 619,139 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Abolhassan Banisadr is the 971st most popular politician (up from 2,320th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Iran (up from 85th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Iranian Politician.

Abolhassan Banisadr was the first president of Iran. He was overthrown in the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

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Among politicians, Abolhassan Banisadr ranks 971 out of 15,577Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, James I of Aragon, Guangxu Emperor, Peter II of Yugoslavia, Constantine II, and Ferdinand I of Romania. After him are Casimir III the Great, Zewditu, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and Pedro II of Brazil.

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Among people born in 1933, Abolhassan Banisadr ranks 16Before him are Charles K. Kao, James Brown, Francisco Gento, Nina Simone, Amartya Sen, and Claudio Abbado. After him are Tinto Brass, Philip Roth, Jalal Talabani, Susan Sontag, Just Fontaine, and Lina Medina. Among people deceased in 2021, Abolhassan Banisadr ranks 13Before him are Charlie Watts, Chun Doo-hwan, Jacques Rogge, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Desmond Tutu, and Christopher Plummer. After him are Roh Tae-woo, Karolos Papoulias, Colin Powell, F. W. de Klerk, Raffaella Carrà, and Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein.

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Among people born in Iran, Abolhassan Banisadr ranks 45 out of 528Before him are Shams Tabrizi (1185), Farah Pahlavi (1938), Bahá'u'lláh (1817), Cambyses I (-600), Saadi Shirazi (1210), and Astyages (-700). After him are Yazdegerd III (624), Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Hassan Rouhani (1948), Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (1932), Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882), and Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (940).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Abolhassan Banisadr ranks 21Before him are Antiochus III the Great (-241), Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), Farah Pahlavi (1938), Cambyses I (-600), and Astyages (-700). After him are Yazdegerd III (624), Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Hassan Rouhani (1948), Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882), Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956), and Cyaxares (-700).

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