Document Type : Research Paper
Professor; Political Science Department, University of Tehran
Phd. Student; Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies
This writing is to answer the question of what was the leader’s role in stability, instability, accomplishment or not accomplishing the aims of the revolution after the victory in France and Iran. The hypothesis of this research is that the difference between leadership pattern in French and Iranian revolutions caused, after the victory, the first to reach Thermidor after years of crisis and instability and the second one, after a year and a half to end to the establishment of political organs according to the previously stated goals of the revolution and to succeed in its continuity. To confirm the above hypothesis, this article mentions first the importance of a leader in revolutions. Finally, it debates on the changes after victory in France and Iran and the model and function of leadership in the two revolutions are analyzed .