Abdolhossein Hazhir

Abdolhosein Hazhir (4 June 1902 – 5 November 1949) was a Prime Minister of Iran.

Abdolhossein Hazhir
32nd Prime Minister of Iran
In office
13 June 1948 – 9 November 1948
MonarchMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Preceded byEbrahim Hakimi
Succeeded byMohammad Sa'ed
Personal details
Born4 June 1902
Kashan, Iran
Died5 November 1949(1949-11-05) (aged 47)
Tehran, Iran
Alma materUniversity of Isfahan

He served as Minister ten times, and eventually as Prime Minister.

When serving as Minister of Royal Court (darbar), he was assassinated at the age of 47 by Sayyed Hosein Emami Esfahani, who was a member of Navab Safavi's militant organization in November 1949. The group was called Fadaiyin Islam.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Plot revealed to assassinate Persian premier". The Canberra Times. 7 June 1951. Retrieved 11 November 2012.

The following reference was used for the above writing: 'Alí Rizā Awsatí (عليرضا اوسطى), Iran in the Past Three Centuries (Irān dar Se Qarn-e Goz̲ashteh - ايران در سه قرن گذشته), Volumes 1 and 2 (Paktāb Publishing - انتشارات پاکتاب, Tehran, Iran, 2003). ISBN 964-93406-6-1 (Vol. 1), ISBN 964-93406-5-3 (Vol. 2).

Political offices
Preceded by
Ebrahim Hakimi
Prime Minister of Iran
Succeeded by
Mohammad Sa'ed