Regency Council (Iran)
The Regency Council (Persian: شورای سلطنت, translit. Šūrā-ye Salṭanat) of Imperial State of Iran, was a nine-members body formed on 13 January 1979 by Mohammad Reza Shah to carry out his duties after he left Iran amidst Iranian Revolution and served as the symbol of his continued claim on power.
|#||Name||Latest Office||Position in the Council|
|1||Jalal Tehrani||Former Senator||
|2||Mohammad Ali Varasteh||Former Minister of Finance||
|3||Shapour Bakhtiar||Prime Minister||
|4||Mohammad Sajjadi||President of the Senate|
|5||Javad Saeid||Speakers of the Parliament|
|6||Gen. Abbas Gharabaghi||Chief-of-Staff of Imperial Iranian Army|
|7||Aligholi Ardalan||Minister of Royal Court|
|8||Abdullah Entezam||Former Chairman of National Iranian Oil Company|
|9||Abdolhossein Ali Abadi||Former Prosecutor-General|
- R.W. Apple Jr (14 January 1979). "A Regency Council is Named to Assume Duties of the Shah". The New York Times. p. 1. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- Ronald Koven (23 January 1979). "Head of Iranian Regency Council Resigns in Paris". Washington Post. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- Sepehr Zabir (2012). The Iranian Military in Revolution and War (RLE Iran D). CRC Press. pp. 52–53. ISBN 978-1-136-81270-5.