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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 402,901 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Mehdi Bazargan is the 6,210th most popular politician (down from 5,897th in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from Iran (down from 172nd in 2019) and the 102nd most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 6,210 out of 15,577Before him are Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Per Brahe the Younger, George Tupou II, Wen Ding, Vazul, and Emperor Junna. After him are Håkan the Red, Omar Suleiman, Alix of France, Adalbert, Margrave of Austria, Eugen Ehrlich, and Emperor Montoku.

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Among people born in 1907, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 87Before him are Herbert Kappler, Pierre Mendès France, Franz Jägerstätter, Trường Chinh, Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, and Anne Desclos. After him are Manfred von Ardenne, René Char, Jan Patočka, Antonín Puč, Sisavang Vatthana, and Pavel Sudoplatov. Among people deceased in 1995, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 73Before him are U Nu, Heiner Müller, Morarji Desai, Günter Guillaume, Georges Canguilhem, and Takeo Fukuda. After him are Alfred Eisenstaedt, Chen Yun, Georges J. F. Köhler, Eileen Chang, Krešimir Ćosić, and Selena.

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Among people born in Iran, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 182 out of 528Before him are Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864), 'Adud al-Dawla (936), Apama (-400), Shapour Bakhtiar (1914), Táhirih (1817), and Sinatruces of Parthia (-157). After him are Phriapatius (-290), Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran (1960), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei (1899), Ahmad ibn Rustah (null), and Shohreh Aghdashloo (1952).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mehdi Bazargan ranks 102Before him are Vologases III of Parthia (100), Mir-Hossein Mousavi (1942), 'Adud al-Dawla (936), Apama (-400), Shapour Bakhtiar (1914), and Sinatruces of Parthia (-157). After him are Phriapatius (-290), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Shutruk-Nakhunte (-1300), Sati Beg (1300), Orodes III of Parthia (-100), and Mandane of Media (-584).