Prime Minister of Iran
|Prime Minister of Iran|
|Formation||1 August 1906|
|Abolished||3 August 1989|
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The Prime Minister of Iran was a political post in
In the Qajar era, prime ministers were known by different titles. The post itself was mainly known as ataabak or ataabak-e a'zam (grand ataabak), or sometimes sadr-e a'zam (premier) at the beginning, but became ra'is ol-vozaraa (head of ministers) at the end. The title of nakhost vazir (prime minister) was rarely used. The prime minister was usually called by the honorific title hazrat-e ashraf.
For a list of Iranian 'prime ministers' prior to 1907 see