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Mehdi Rahimi

Mehdi Rahimi was an Iranian lieutenant general. He was executed following the 1979 revolution in Iran. Rahimi was born in Iran. Rahimi served as deputy commander of the Imperial Guard, Tehran police chief as well as the president of the Wrestling Federation of Iran, he was a lieutenant general and the last military commander and the chief of police of Tehran during the final days of the Pahlavi Dynasty and before Tehran fell to the revolutionary forces of the 1979 Iranian Islamic Revolution. Shortly after the Islamic Revolution in February 1979 and the takeover of all military bases and police stations by the pro-Khomeini Islamists, Rahimi was spotted by a subordinate as he was walking away from a military base near Sepah Square and arrested. By his own account as stated during his televised interrogation, Rahimi was beaten and tortured by the Islamic revolutionaries and taken to Refah School in Central Tehran; the interrogation which lasted 5 hours, resulted in a death sentence for Rahimi, as well as three other high-profile generals of the former regime.

Sadegh Khalkhali presided over the proceedings and announced his death sentence on the charge of "Warring with God" and "Corrupter on Earth". Rahimi was executed by a firing squad at midnight just before 16 February 1979, on the rooftop of Refah School, used as temporary residence by Ayatollah Khomeini, he refused to be blind-folded and stated that he wanted to die as a general loyal to his commander-in-chief. It has been said. Major Iranian newspapers published the news of his execution on the morning of 16 February 1979 along with gruesome pictures of his body as well as those of other executed generals; the pictures of him reflect the fact. Rahimi married twice, he was survived by his second wife, who settled in London

Wellington, Missouri

Wellington is a city in Lafayette County and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. It is located 35 miles east of Kansas City; the population was 812 at the 2010 census. Wellington was laid out in 1837, named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, British commander at the Battle of Waterloo. A post office called Wellington has been in operation since 1840. In November 2013, Leland Ray Kolkmeyer pled guilty, in federal court, of a fraud scheme in which he embezzled more than $1.5 million from Wellington-Napoleon Fire Protection District and Special Road District while being their former treasurer. Wellington is located at 39°08′00″N 93°59′06″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.13 square miles, of which 1.09 square miles is land and 0.04 square miles is water. Wellington lies just a few miles east of Napoleon, the two towns having been named after the commanders at the Battle of Waterloo. Halfway between the two towns lies a small, unincorporated crossroads called "Waterloo".

As of the census of 2010, there were 812 people, 322 households, 225 families living in the city. The population density was 745.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 357 housing units at an average density of 327.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 1.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.0% from other races, 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population. There were 322 households of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, 30.1% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.06. The median age in the city was 38.3 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1 % female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 784 people, 343 households, 218 families living in the city. The population density was 714.0 people per square mile. There were 361 housing units at an average density of 328.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 98.47% White, 0.51% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.79% of the population. There were 343 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.2% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.85. In the city the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $32,500, the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $23,250 for females; the per capita income for the city was $17,997. About 6.0% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over. Zach Garrett, Olympic archer City of Wellington