Javad Saeed

Javad Saeed
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17th Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
In office
7 October 1978 – 11 February 1979
Preceded byAbdollah Riazi
Succeeded byAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Member of Regency Council
In office
13 January 1979 – 22 January 1979
Appointed byMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Personal details
Bornc. 1923/1924[1]
Sari, Iran
Died8 May 1979[2] (aged 55)[1]
Tehran, Iran[2]
Cause of deathExecution by firing squad[1]
Political party

Javad Saeed (Persian: جواد سعید‎) was an Iranian politician who served as the last Speaker of the Parliament of Iran during Pahlavi dynasty, and was the last secretary-general of the ruling Resurgence Party.[3] He represented Sari in the parliament.[4]

Saeed was appointed as a member of the Regency Council in 1979[5] and following the revolution, he was arrested and faced seven charges in the Islamic Revolutionary Court, including corruption on earth, war on God and on prophet, insulting the religion, massacre of innocent people, physical torture and procuring; eventually leading to execution.[2]

  • references


  1. ^ a b c Javad Sa'id, Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation, February 1980
  2. ^ a b c "Post-Revolutionary Executions till 12 August 1979", Law And Human Rights in The Islamic Republic of Iran: A report covering events within the seven month period following the Revolution of February 1979 (PDF), Amnesty International, February 1980, p. 151
  3. ^ Elizabeth Collard (1979), "Iran", MEED, Economic East Economic Digest Ltd, 23: 17
  4. ^ Iran Almanac and Book of Facts, Echo of Iran, 1970, p. 88
  5. ^ Sepehr Zabir (2012). The Iranian Military in Revolution and War (RLE Iran D). CRC Press. pp. 52–53. ISBN 978-1-136-81270-5.
Assembly seats
Preceded by
Abdollah Riazi
Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
Title next held by
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Party political offices
Preceded by
Dariush Homayoon
Deputy Secretary-General of the Resurgence Party
Preceded by
Jamshid Amouzegar
Secretary-General of the Resurgence Party
Party dissolved
Other Languages
فارسی: جواد سعید