Ali Soheili

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Ali Soheili
Portrait of Ali Soheili.jpg
43rd & 45th Prime Minister of Iran
In office
9 March 1942 – 9 August 1942
Monarch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
Preceded by Mohammad-Ali Foroughi
Succeeded by Ahmad Qavam
In office
15 February 1943 – 6 April 1944
Monarch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
Preceded by Ahmad Qavam
Succeeded by Mohammad Sa'ed
Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran
In office
1 October 1938 – 7 March 1939
Prime Minister Mahmoud Jam
Ahmad Matin-Daftari
Preceded by Nosrat-ed-Dowleh
Succeeded by Mozaffar Alam
Personal details
Born 1896
Tabriz, Iran
Died 1958
London, United Kingdom
Political party Party for Progress
Alma mater Tehran University
Religion Shia Islam

Ali Soheili (1896 – 1958) was a Prime Minister of Iran.

Born in Tabriz, he served as Prime Minister in 1942, and Ambassador to Britain in 1953.

The Tehran Conference took place during his administration.

It is written that he was well versed in the Fine Arts (music, painting). He died of cancer at the age of 62 in London.

Ali Soheili (far left), serving his second term as Prime Minister of Iran, watches as the Shah of Iran salutes Winston Churchill on the occasion of Churchill's 69th birthday at the close of the Tripartite Conference of Tehran November 1943.


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References[edit]

  • '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
Nosrat ed-Dowleh
Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran
1938-1939
Succeeded by
Mozzafar Alam
Preceded by
Mohammad-Ali Foroughi
Prime Minister of Iran
1942
Succeeded by
Ahmad Qavam
Preceded by
Ahmad Qavam
Prime Minister of Iran
1943-1944
Succeeded by
Mohammad Sa'ed