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Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after 1979 revolution, dies

  • Among a sea of black-robed Shiite clerics, Banisadr stood out for his Western-style suits and a background so French that it was in philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre that he confided his belief he'd be Iran’s first president some 15 years before it happened.
Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Saturday.(AP)
Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Saturday.(AP)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 03:46 PM IST
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