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|Chief Justice of Iran|
Coat of Arms of the Islamic Republic of Iran
|Appointer||Supreme Leader of Iran|
|Term length||5 years|
|Inaugural holder||Mohammad Beheshti|
|Formation||3 June 1979|
The Chief Justice of Iran is the head of the Judicial system of Iran (Head of Judiciary) and is responsible for its administration and supervision.
The Chief Justice is also the highest judge of the Supreme Court of Iran.
|Name||Born-Died||Entered office||Left office||Appointed by|
|1||Mohammad Beheshti||1928–1981||3 June 1979||28 June 1981 (assassinated)||Ruhollah Khomeini|
|2||Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili||1926–2016||28 June 1981||30 June 1989||Ruhollah Khomeini|
|3||Mohammad Yazdii||1931–||30 June 1989||30 June 1999||Ali Khamenei|
|4||Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi||1948–||30 June 1999||30 June 2009||Ali Khamenei|
|5||Sadeq Larijani||1960–||30 June 2009||Incumbent||Ali Khamenei|