Amir-Abbas Hoveyda

Politician

1919 – 1979

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Who was Amir-Abbas Hoveyda?

Amir-Abbas Hoveyda was an Iranian economist and politician who served as Prime Minister of Iran from 27 January 1965 to 7 August 1977. He was prime minister for 13 years and is the longest serving prime minister in Iran's history. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in Mansur's cabinet. After the Iranian Revolution, he was tried by the newly established Revolutionary Court for "waging war against God" and "spreading corruption on earth", and executed.

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Born
Feb 18, 1919
Noor
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Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Universit√© Libre de Bruxelles
    (1939 - )
Lived in
  • Tehran
Died
Apr 7, 1979
Tehran

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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