Amir Abdollah Tahmasebi
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Abdollah Amir Tahmasebi
Abdollah Khan Amir Tahmasebi, close aide to Reza Shah
|Died||1928 (aged 46–47)|
|Unit||Persian Cossack Brigade|
|Awards||Order of Zolfaghar|
Abdollah Khan Amir Tahmasebi (Arabic: عبدالله خان امیر طهماسبی, 1881–1928) was a Persian senior military commander, instrumental in the fall of the Qajar dynasty and rise to power of Reza Shah Pahlavi.
He first became well known in Azerbaijan for successful restoration of law and order, gaining widespread recognition and popularity there. He was then appointed governor of Tehran by Reza Shah, replaced in Azerbaijan by Mohammad Hosein Airom. In 1925, he became Minister of War.
In 1928, while en route to Lurestan to visit a road construction site with some engineers, his group was ambushed by unknown assailants near Borujerd. He died shortly after due to bullet wounds in a hospital in Borujerd.
Reza Shah attended his funeral to pay his respects.
References[edit | edit source]
- '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).
See also[edit | edit source]
- Abdolhossein Teymourtash
- Sar Lashgar Buzarjomehri
- Mahmud Khan Puladeen
- Amanullah Jahanbani
- Bahram Aryana
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