Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili
|seyyed Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili|
|Chief Justice of Iran
Head of Supreme Court of Iran
28 June 1981 – 30 June 1989
|Appointed by||Ruhollah Khomeini|
|Preceded by||Mohammad Beheshti|
|Succeeded by||Mohammad Yazdi|
|Attorney-General of Iran|
1 June 1980 – 28 June 1981
|Appointed by||Mohammad Beheshti|
|Preceded by||Mohammad Mehdi Amlashi|
|Succeeded by||Hossein Mousavi Tabrizi|
|Member of the Assembly of Experts|
15 August 1983 – 1 December 1991
28 January 1926|
|Died||23 November 2016
|Political party||Assembly of Qom Seminary Scholars and Researchers|
|Islamic Republican Party|
|Alma mater||Qom Seminary|
Ardebili was a supporter of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and was a friend of his. He made speeches in support of Khomeini in the 1970s. After the Iranian Revolution, he became a founding member of the Islamic Republican party that was founded in 1979. Khomeini appointed him as chief of justice in 1981 after the impeachment of President Abulhassan Banisadr. As chief justice, he served as member of the temporary council of the Presidency, along with the Prime Minister and Speaker, carrying out the duties of the president for up to two months.
- Asayesh, Hossein; Adlina Ab. Halim; Jayum A. Jawan; Seyedeh Nosrat Shojaei (March 2011). "Political Party in Islamic Republic of Iran: A Review". Journal of Politics and Law. 4 (1). Retrieved 29 July 2013.
- Ramazani, Rouhollah K. (Spring 1980). "Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran". Middle East Journal. Middle East Institute. 34 (2): 181–204. JSTOR 4326018.
|Head of Judiciary System of Iran