Mohammad-Ali Rajai

Iranian Prime Minister and President of Iran (1933-1981)
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Mohammad-Ali Rajai (Persian: محمدعلی رجائی) (15 June 1933 – 30 August 1981) was the President of Iran from 2 to 30 August 1981 after serving as prime minister under Abolhassan Banisadr.

Mohammad-Ali Rajai
2nd President of Iran
In office
2 August 1981 – 30 August 1981
Supreme LeaderRuhollah Khomeini
Prime MinisterMohammad-Javad Bahonar
Preceded byAbolhassan Banisadr
Succeeded byAli Khamenei
Prime Minister of Iran
In office
12 August 1980 – 4 August 1981
PresidentAbolhassan Banisadr
Preceded byMehdi Bazargan
Succeeded byMohammad Javad Bahonar
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
11 March 1981 – 15 August 1981
PresidentAbolhassan Banisadr
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byKarim Khodapanahi
Succeeded byMir-Hossein Mousavi
Personal details
Born(1933-06-15)15 June 1933
Qazvin, Persia
Died30 August 1981(1981-08-30) (aged 48)
Tehran, Iran
Political partyIslamic Republic Party
Spouse(s)Ateghe Sediqi (1958–1981)

He was also minister of foreign affairs from 11 March 1981 to 15 August 1981, while he was prime minister. He was assassinated in a bombing on 30 August 1981 along with prime minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar.

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