|39th Prime Minister of Iran|
3 December 1935 – 26 October 1939
|Preceded by||Mohammad-Ali Foroughi|
|Succeeded by||Ahmad Matin-Daftari|
|Deputy Prime Minister of Iran|
26 December 1930 – 3 December 1935
|Prime Minister||Mehdi Hedayat|
|Died||1969 (aged 84-85)
|Political party||E'tedalion Party|
Mahmoud Modir al Molk Djam (1884 – 1969) was a prime minister of Iran from 1935 to 1939.
Djam learned French from a Frenchman in Tabriz and began to work as a translator at the French legation. In 1921, he was appointed foreign minister to the cabinet of Seyyed Zia. He served as finance minister in the cabinet headed by Reza Shah. Then Djam served as governor of Kerman and Khorasan. In September 1933, he was appointed interior minister. From December 1935 to October 1939 he served as prime minister. The Persian Corridor was inaugurated during his premiership. From October 1939 to September 1941 Djam was the minister of court. Next, he served as Iran's ambassador to Egypt. In 1948, he was again appointed minister of court. Next, he was named ambassador to Italy. Until his death he was a senator.
During his public service, Djam was a member of the Committee of the Iron (Committee-e Ahan).
- Cyrus Ghani (6 January 2001). Iran and the Rise of the Reza Shah: From Qajar Collapse to Pahlavi Power. I.B.Tauris. p. 250. ISBN 978-1-86064-629-4. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
- Abbas Milani (2008). Eminent Persians: The Men and Women who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979 : in Two Volumes. Syracuse University Press. p. 313. ISBN 978-0-8156-0907-0. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
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).
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