Sadegh Ghotbzadeh (Persian: صادق قطبزاده , b. 1936 - d. Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. September 15, 1982) was a close aide of Ayatollah Khomeini during his 1978 exile in France, and Iranian Foreign Minister (November 30, 1979–August, 1980) during Iran hostage crisis following the Iranian Revolution. Events 668 - Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse Italy. Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) Seyyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini ( Persian:, pronounced muːsæviː-je xomejniː}}( September 24, 1902 – June 3 1989 This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The first Minister of Foreign Affairs (or Foreign Minister) of Iran was Mirza Abdolvahhab Khan Mo'tamed od-Dowleh Neshat who served between 1819 and 1824 Events 1700 - Battle of Narva — A Swedish army of 8500 men under Charles XII defeats Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) The Iran hostage crisis ( Persian: تصرف سفارت آمریکا was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States where 52 The Iranian Revolution' (mostly known as the Islamic Revolution, Persian: انقلاب اسلامی Enghelābe Eslāmi was the Revolution that transformed In 1982 he was executed for allegedly plotting the assassination of Ayatollah Khomeini and the overthrow of the Islamic Republic. Seyyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini ( Persian:, pronounced muːsæviː-je xomejniː}}( September 24, 1902 – June 3 1989
Ghotbzadeh was active in the Student Confederation of Iran. He attended Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service 1959-1963, but was dismissed before graduating due to his skipping studies and exams to lead protests against the government of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, including storming a posh party put on by the Iranian Ambassador to the United States, the son-in-law of the Shah. Georgetown University is a Jesuit Private university located in Georgetown Washington D The Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service (commonly abbreviated SFS) is a school within Georgetown University in Washington D An ambassador is the highest ranking Diplomat who represents their country Shah is an Iranian term for a Monarch (leader that has been adopted in many other languages
He was a supporter of the National Front of Iran and the Freedom Movement of Iran and was a close aide of Ayatollah Khomeini when Khomeini was in exile in France. The National Front of Iran or Jebhe Melli is a Democratic political opposition group founded by Muhammad Mossadegh and other secular Iranian leaders of Nationalist The Freedom Movement of Iran ( FMI, also Liberation Movement of Iran (LMI,, Nehzat-e Azadi-e Iran) is an Iranian political organization which Seyyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini ( Persian:, pronounced muːsæviː-je xomejniː}}( September 24, 1902 – June 3 1989 This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. He accompanied Khomeini on his travel back to Iran on February 1, 1979. Seyyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini ( Persian:, pronounced muːsæviː-je xomejniː}}( September 24, 1902 – June 3 1989 Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) After the Islamic Revolutionaries took power, Ghotbzadeh was appointed as managing director of National Iranian Radio and Television (NIRT) and tried to overhaul it to be in line with Islamic teachings, purging royalist, women, and leftists. The Iranian Revolution' (mostly known as the Islamic Revolution, Persian: انقلاب اسلامی Enghelābe Eslāmi was the Revolution that transformed Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, or IRIB, ( Persian سازمان صدا و سيمای جمهوری اسلامی ايران Sāzmān-e Sedā va Sima-ye Jomhūrī-ye For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation.  This was criticised by a group of Iranian intellectuals and also the Interim Government. The Interim Government of Iran ( 1979 - 1980) was the first government established in Iran after the Islamic Revolution. He was appointed as Foreign Minister when Abolhassan Banisadr resigned as acting Foreign Minister amid heated disputes on the fate of the American hostages. Abol-hassan Banisadr ( Persian: ابوالحسن بنیصدر born 22 March 1933) was the first President of Iran, following the 1979 In law when someone is said to be acting in a position it can mean one of three things He was "quoted by Agence France Presse saying that he had information that presidential candidate Ronald Reagan was `trying to block a solution` to the hostage crisis. . . . Two friends of Ghotbzadeh who spoke to him frequently during this period said that he insisted repeatedly that the Republicans were in contact with elements in Iran to try to block a hostage release. "  He later resigned when his diplomatic approach to resolve the crisis ended in a deadlock.
In April 1982 and after Iran-Contra scandal, he was arrested along with a group of army officers and clerics (including son-in-law of religious leader Ayatollah Kazem Shariatmadari), all accused of plotting the assassination of Khomeini and the overthrow of the Islamic Republic. Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) The Iran-Contra affair was a political scandal which was revealed in November 1986 as a result of earlier events during the Reagan administration. Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari (محمد کاظم شریعتمداری also spelled Shariat-Madari (1905 Tabriz – 3 April He denied the accusations but confirmed the existence of a plot to change the government, then led by Ali Khamenei as President. (fa علی حسینی خامنهای born 17 July 1939 also known as Ali Khamenei, is an Iranian Azeri politician and cleric The President of Iran is the highest elected official in the Islamic Republic of Iran, second only to the Supreme Leader. Further rumors include the story that Ayatollah Khomeini initially did not want to execute Ghotbzadeh; he was persuaded to do so after hearing a tape of Ghotbzadeh in prison agreeing to pay money and provide contact information of his allies in France in exchange for his freedom. Ghotbzadeh supposedly told this to a fellow prisoner specifically hired to entrap him. The veracity of these rumors is unknown.
At an April 1982 "press conference", hojjat al-Islam Mohammad Reyshahri, the chief judge of the newly created Military Revolutionary Tribunal, explained the plot with "an elaborate chart full of boxes and arrows linking Qotbzadeh and the royalist officers, on one side, to `the feudalists, the leftist mini-groups, and the phony clerics` and other other side, to the `National Front, Israel, the Pahlavis and the Socialist International. Hojatoleslam Sheikh Mohammad Mohammadi Nik (born 1946 in Ray, Tehran, Iran) famously known as The National Front of Iran or Jebhe Melli is a Democratic political opposition group founded by Muhammad Mossadegh and other secular Iranian leaders of Nationalist For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. Socialist International is a worldwide organization of socialist ( social democratic and labour) political parties ` The last four were linked to the CIA. near as long as it used to be several months ago It has been actively summarized and split into sub-articles and there is a dynamic talk page discussion of all "
Ghotbzadeh was shot by a firing squad after a 26-day trial before the Military Revolutionary Tribunal found him guilty and sentenced him to death. 
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Mohammad Karim Khodapanahi