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Hamid Mossadeq dies in Tehran

TEHRAN, Nov 28 (AFP) - Hamid Mossadeq, grandson of one of Iran's most popular and controversial prime ministers Mohammad Mossadeq, died in Tehran on Saturday following a heart attack. The 59-year-old Mossadeq died in a Tehran hospital, the official news agency IRNA reported.

Mossadeq, whose grandfather was toppled in a CIA-backed military coup in 1953 and who has since become a symbol of liberal-nationalist aspirations in Iran, was known as a writer and poet, though he was a lawyer by profession and a lecturer at Tehran University's law faculty.

Another of prime minister Mossadeq's grandchildren, Massumeh Mossadeq, died in mysterious circumstances last April. She was found hanged in her Tehran home.

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