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    (Wikipedia) - List of Iranian Ambassadors to the United States Former Iranian Embassy in Washington D.C..

    This is a list of Iranian Ambassadors to the United States. Iran currently has no ambassador to the United States but simply a chief of the Interests Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the United States at the Pakistani Embassy.

    • 1886: Haji Washington
    • May 17, 1897 Mirza Alinaghi Khan, Ambassador Extraordinary on Special Mission
      • August 1897 List: mission removed
      • December 11, 1900 legation opened - listed as Persia
    • December 11, 1900 General Isaac Khan, E.E. and M.P.
    • June 1904 List General Morteza Khan, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
    • February 24, 1905 E.E. and M.P. (Minister removed from September 1911 List)
    • August 31, 1910 Mirza Ali-Gholi Khan, Charge d''Affaires (NOT a.i.)
    • March 17, 1914 Mehdi Khan, E.E. and M.P.
    • April 25, 1918 Mirza Ali-Gholi Khan, Nabil-ed-Dovleh, Charge d''Affaires a.i.
    • June 18, 1919 Mirza Abdul Ali Khan, Sadigh-es-Saltaneh, Appt. E.E. and M.P. (August 8, 1919 August E.E. and M.P.)
    • August 30, 1921 Hossein Alai, Appt. E.E. and M.P. (November 15, 1921 E.E. and M.P.)
    • October 5, 1926 Fathollah Khan Noury Esfandiary, Charge d''Affaires a.i.
    • December 7, 1926 Mirza Davoud Khan Meftah, E.E. and M.P.
    • October 17, 1931 Yadollah Azodi, Charge d''Affaires (NOT a.i.)
    • June 12, 1933 Ghaffar Djalal, E.E. and M.P.
      • April 1935 Listed as Iran
    • January 14, 1936 Hossein Ghods, Charge d''Affaires a.i.
      • May 1936 Legation removed from list
      • February 1939 Legation replaced in list
    • January 25, 1939 Dr. Ali Akbar Daftary, Charge d''Affaires a.i.
    • January 11, 1940 H. Hadjeb-Davallou, in charge of Legation (NOT Charge d''Affaires)
    • February 7, 1940 Mohammad Schayesteh, Appt. E.E. and M.P. (February 13, 1940 E.E. and M.P.)
      • November 29, 1945 Legation raised to embassy
    • November 19, 1945 Hossein Ala, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (November 29, 1945 Amb. E. and P.)
    • September 8, 1950 Nasrollah Entezam, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (September 18, 1950 Amb. E. and P.)
    • September 18, 1952 Allah-Yar Saleh, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (September 24, 1952 Amb. E. and P.)
    • September 28, 1953 Mr. Abbas Aram, Charge d’Affaires a.i. (Ambassador carried as absent)
    • October 22, 1953 Nasrollah Entezam, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (November 2, 1953 Amb. E. and P.)
    • January 19, 1956 Ali Amini, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (January 24, 1956 Amb. E. and P.)
    • May 14, 1958 Dr. Ali Gholi Ardalan, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (May 22, 1958 Amb. E. and P.)
    • March 16, 1960 Ardeshir Zahedi, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (March 23, 1960 Amb. E. and P.)
    • March 30, 1962 P.C. Hossein Qods-Nakhai, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (April 6, 1962 Amb. E. and P.)
    • April 5, 1963 Mahmoud Foroughi, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (April 24, 1963 Amb. E. and P.)
    • May 11, 1965 Dr. Khosrow Khosrovani, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (June 7, 1965 Amb. E. and P.)
    • May 17, 1967 Hushang Ansary, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (May 25, 1967 Amb. E. and P)
    • October 16, 1969 Dr. Amir-Aslan Afshar, Amb. E. and P.
    • March 7, 1973 Ardeshir Zahedi, Appt. Amb. E. and P. (April 9, 1973 Amb. E. and P. until the Iranian Revolution)
    • Dr Mehdi Haeri Yazdi (1979 until Iran hostage crisis)
    • April 7, 1980 Embassy closed - severed diplomatic relations

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