Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani

1931 - 2014

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Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani (Persian: محمدرضا مهدوی کنی, 6 August 1931 – 21 October 2014) was an Iranian Shia cleric, writer and conservative and principlist politician who was Prime Minister of Iran from 2 September until 29 October 1981. Before that, he was Minister of Interior in the cabinets of Mohammad-Ali Rajai and Mohammad-Javad Bahonar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani has received more than 148,288 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani is the 11,907th most popular politician (up from 11,926th in 2019), the 313th most popular biography from Iran (down from 300th in 2019) and the 151st most popular Iranian Politician.

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Over the past year Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani has had the most page views in the with 93,426 views, followed by English (13,669), and Turkish (3,280). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (100.82%), Egyptian Arabic (39.81%), and Simple English (28.53%)


Among politicians, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani ranks 11,907 out of 19,576Before him are Mirza Davud Huseynov, Thutmose, Alopen, David Vunagi, Ricardo Maduro, and Pál Losonczi. After him are Enlil-Nasir II, Ji Yun, Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, Polemon of Laodicea, Giancarlo Minardi, and Abdalá Bucaram.

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Among people born in 1931, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani ranks 261Before him are Zaur Kaloev, Rogelio Domínguez, Mickey Mantle, Alvin Ailey, Kyōko Kagawa, and Richard Ratsimandrava. After him are Donald Barthelme, Stelios Kazantzidis, Gene Wolfe, Paavo Haavikko, Alex Soler-Roig, and José Alencar. Among people deceased in 2014, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani ranks 190Before him are Julio Abbadie, Pino Cerami, José Wilker, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Yuri Lyubimov, and Martha Hyer. After him are William Guarnere, Josep Maria Subirachs, Yoshihito, Prince Katsura, Andréa Parisy, Tom Finney, and Richard Dürr.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani ranks 313 out of 631Before him are Azar Nafisi (1955), Ali Akbar Velayati (1945), Sayed Morad Khan (1800), Majid Majidi (1959), Shaun Toub (1963), and Jamshid Amouzegar (1923). After him are Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923), Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), Kamal-ol-molk (1848), Ibn Bibi (1250), Abdolkarim Soroush (1945), and Sami Yusuf (1980).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani ranks 151Before him are Mithridates V of Parthia (100), Amastrine (-400), Jafar Khan (1800), Ali Akbar Velayati (1945), Sayed Morad Khan (1800), and Jamshid Amouzegar (1923). After him are Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), Mohammad Javad Zarif (1960), Fatemeh Pahlavi (1928), Jafar Sharif-Emami (1910), Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf (1961), and Abol-Fath Khan Zand (1755).