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Jamshid Amouzegar
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71st Prime Minister of Iran
In office
7 August 1977 – 27 August 1978
Monarch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
Deputy Gholam Reza Azhari
Preceded by Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Succeeded by Jafar Sharif-Emami
Minister of Interior
In office
1 March 1974 – 7 August 1977
Prime Minister Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Preceded by Kamal Hassani
Succeeded by Gholam Reza Azhari
Minister of Finance
In office
1 February 1965 – 1 March 1974
Prime Minister Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Preceded by Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Succeeded by Hushang Ansary
Leader of Rastakhiz Party
In office
1 August 1974 – 27 August 1977
Deputy Javad Saeed
Preceded by Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Succeeded by Javad Saeed
Personal details
Born (1923-06-25)25 June 1923
Tehran, Iran
Died 27 September 2016 (ages 93)
Miami, Florida, United States
Political party Nationalist Party (1960-1975)
Rastakhiz (1975-1977)
Spouse(s) Ulriche Amouzegar (1925-2005)
Alma mater Cornell University

Jamshid Amouzegar (25 June 1923 – 27 September 2016) was an Iranian economist, artist and politician. He was the prime minister of Iran from 7 August 1977 to 27 August 1978 when he resigned. Before that, he served as the minister of interior and minister of finance in the cabinet of Amir-Abbas Hoveida. He was the leader of Rastakhiz Party during his tenure as prime minister.

Amouzegar was born on 25 June 1923 in Tehran, Iran. He graduated from Tehran University with degrees in law and engineering. Then he attended Cornell University and received a PhD. He died on 27 September 2016 in Miami, Florida, aged 93.

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