Sadegh Khalkhali

Teacher, Deceased Person

1926 – 2003

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Who was Sadegh Khalkhali?

Mohammed Sadeq Givi Khalkhali was a hardline Shia cleric of the Islamic Republic of Iran who is said to have "brought to his job as Chief Justice of the revolutionary courts a relish for summary execution" that earned him a reputation as Iran's "hanging judge". A farmer's son born in Givi in appearance Khalkhali was "a small, rotund man with a pointed beard, kindly smile, and a high-pitched giggle."

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Born
Jul 27, 1926
Kivi, Iran
Children
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Education
  • Qom Hawza
Lived in
  • Tehran
Died
Nov 26, 2003
Tehran

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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