Amir-Abbas Hoveyda

1919 - 1979

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Amir-Abbas Hoveyda (Persian: امیرعباس هویدا‎, romanized: Amīr 'Abbās Hoveyda; 18 February 1919 – 7 April 1979) was an Iranian economist and politician who served as Prime Minister of Iran from 27 January 1965 to 7 August 1977. He was the longest serving prime minister in Iran's history. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in Mansur's cabinet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amir-Abbas Hoveyda has received more than 172,793 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Amir-Abbas Hoveyda is the 8,723rd most popular politician (down from 8,082nd in 2019), the 218th most popular biography from Iran (down from 194th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda ranks 8,723 out of 15,710Before him are Xin Qiji, Christine of Saxony, Hannibal Hamlin, Eduard, Duke of Anhalt, Tilopa, and Thorvald Asvaldsson. After him are Nilo Peçanha, Alcmenes, Radu IV the Great, Xavier Bettel, Louis, Duke of Guyenne, and Serge Telle.

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Among people born in 1919, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda ranks 116Before him are Bernhard Wicki, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Beate Uhse-Rotermund, Gérard Oury, Ahmed Abdallah, and Tomáš Špidlík. After him are Hennes Weisweiler, José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez, Red Buttons, Hyman Minsky, Jean Lefebvre, and Amrita Pritam. Among people deceased in 1979, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda ranks 94Before him are Walther Gerlach, Morteza Motahhari, Marcel L'Herbier, Santos Urdinarán, Larisa Shepitko, and Helmut Hasse. After him are Jean Rhys, Ita Rina, José María Velasco Ibarra, Vagif Mustafazadeh, Merle Oberon, and Dolores Costello.

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Among people born in Iran, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda ranks 218 out of 463Before him are Mithridates IV of Parthia (null), Subh-i-Azal (1831), Ibn al-Faqih (null), Amir Kabir (1807), Maryam Mirzakhani (1977), and Shaul Mofaz (1948). After him are Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani (967), Mostafa Chamran (1932), Abu Bakr bin Yahya al-Suli (854), Mohammad Beheshti (1928), Gotarzes II of Parthia (10), and Aga Khan I (1800).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda ranks 118Before him are Lotf Ali Khan (1769), Morteza Motahhari (1919), Abdallah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani (798), Mithridates IV of Parthia (null), Amir Kabir (1807), and Shaul Mofaz (1948). After him are Mostafa Chamran (1932), Mohammad Beheshti (1928), Gotarzes II of Parthia (10), Aga Khan I (1800), Vonones II (-25), and Phraates I (-190).