|Dr. Yadollah Sahabi
|Member of Parliament of Iran|
28 June 1980 – 9 January 1983
25 February 1905[|
|Died||12 April 2002
|Political party||Freedom Movement|
Yadollah Sahabi (25 February 1905 – 12 April 2002) was a prominent Iranian scholar, writer, reformist and politician. A close associate of Mohammad Mosaddegh and Mehdi Bazargan, Sahabi was an active campaigner for the nationalisation of the Iranian oil industry in the 1950s. He was the father of Ezzatollah Sahabi.
Sahabi studied at Université Lille Nord de France and majored in Geology. He got his PhD degree in 1936 and was immediately hired by Tehran University, faculty of science. Sahabi was one of the founders of Freedom Movement of Iran. He was an advocate of pluralism and democracy. He was a full professor at Tehran University and well credited writer.