Khalil Tahmasebi

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Khalil Tahmasebi (died 1955) was the 26 year-old carpenter and member of the fanatical Islamic organization, Fadayan-e Islam who assassinated Iranian Prime Minister Ali Razmara on 7 March 1951.[1] Following the assassination, he was freed by the Iranian Parliament during the premiership of Mosaddegh in 1952.[2] However, he was tried in 1952 and executed in 1955.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, Michael (21 April 1951). "Iranian fanatics threaten Premier". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Zabih, Sepehr (September 1982). "Aspects of Terrorism in Iran". Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. International Terrorism (Sage Publications) 463: 84–94. doi:10.1177/0002716282463001007. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 

2. Time Article on Release of Tahmassebi. December 1, 1952