Mehdi Bazargan

1907 - 1995

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Mehdi Bazargan (Persian: مهدی بازرگان‎; 1 September 1907 – 20 January 1995) was an Iranian scholar, academic, long-time pro-democracy activist and head of Iran's interim government. He was appointed prime minister in February 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini, making him Iran's first prime minister after the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehdi Bazargan has received more than 322,258 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mehdi Bazargan is the 5,904th most popular politician (down from 5,659th in 2019), the 172nd most popular biography from Iran (down from 158th in 2019) and the 99th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 5,904 out of 15,710Before him are Waleran III, Duke of Limburg, Mikhail Tomsky, Marcus Antonius Creticus, Ordoño III of León, Enrique Peña Nieto, and Liu Cong. After him are Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Magnus, Duke of Saxony, Constantine Phaulkon, Bechara El Khoury, Seleucus V Philometor, and Samori Ture.

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Among people born in 1907, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 92Before him are Arseny Tarkovsky, Sisavang Vatthana, Takeo Wakabayashi, Johann Trollmann, Manfred von Ardenne, and Chūya Nakahara. After him are Jan Patočka, Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, Sebastian Haffner, Pavel Sudoplatov, Hans Martin Sutermeister, and Tino Rossi. Among people deceased in 1995, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 71Before him are Morarji Desai, Clair Cameron Patterson, Yves Congar, Selena, Georges Canguilhem, and Takeo Fukuda. After him are Chen Yun, Eileen Chang, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Georges J. F. Köhler, James Herriot, and Eazy-E.

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Among people born in Iran, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 172 out of 463Before him are Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864), Sasan (null), Muhammad I Tapar (1082), Vologases IV (150), and Sinatruces of Parthia (-157). After him are Ibn Babawayh (918), Shaykh Tusi (995), Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai (1892), Al-Baydawi (1201), Baba Tahir (947), and Shohreh Aghdashloo (1952).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 99Before him are 'Adud al-Dawla (936), Vologases III of Parthia (100), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Muhammad I Tapar (1082), Vologases IV (150), and Sinatruces of Parthia (-157). After him are Shutruk-Nakhunte (-1300), Zakariya al-Qazwini (1203), Phriapatius (-290), Orodes III of Parthia (-100), Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), and Sati Beg (1300).