Ali Larijani

Iranian philosopher, politician

Ali Larijani (Persian: علی لاریجانی‎, Persian pronunciation: [æliː-e lɒːɾiːdʒɒːniː]; born 3 June 1957) is an Iranian conservative politician, philosopher and former military officer in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. He has been Speaker of the Parliament of Iran since 2008.[7]


Ali Larijani
Sixth International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada, Tehran (15) (crop of Ali Larijani).jpg
Ali Larijani in 2017
22nd Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
5 June 2008[1]
Acting: 28 May–4 June 2008[2]
28–31 May 2012
29–30 May 2016
DeputyMohammad-Reza Bahonar
Hassan Aboutorabi
Masoud Pezeshkian
Preceded byGholam-Ali Haddad-Adel
Member of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
28 May 2008
ConstituencyQom
Majority191,329 (43.11%)
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council
In office
15 August 2005 – 20 October 2007
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded byHassan Rouhani
Succeeded bySaeed Jalili
Chief Nuclear Negotiator of Iran
In office
16 August 2005 – 20 October 2007
PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad
DeputyJavad Vaidi
Preceded byHassan Rouhani
Succeeded bySaeed Jalili
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
In office
13 February 1994 – 23 May 2004
Appointed byAli Khamenei[3]
Preceded byMohammad Hashemi
Succeeded byEzzatollah Zarghami
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance
In office
11 August 1992 – 16 August 1993
Acting: 16 July - 11 August 1992[4]
PresidentAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Preceded byMohammad Khatami
Succeeded byMostafa Mir-Salim
Personal details
Born
Ali Ardashir Larijani

(1957-06-03) 3 June 1957 (age 63)
Najaf, Karbala Liwa, Iraq
NationalityIranian
Political partyIslamic Coalition Party (1990s)
Other political
affiliations
Spouse(s)Farideh Motahhari
ChildrenFatemeh Ardeshir Larijani
Sarah
Morteza
Mohammad Reza
ParentsMirza Hashem Amoli (father)[5]
Relatives
Alma materAryamehr University of Technology
University of Tehran (Doctor of Philosophy)
Signature
Websitelarijani.ir
Military service
AllegianceIran
Branch/serviceRevolutionary Guards
Years of service1982–1992
RankBrigadier general[6]
CommandsDeputy Chief of the Joint Staff
Battles/warsIran–Iraq War

ReferencesEdit

  1. "علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس ایران شد". BBC Persian. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. "علی لاریجانی رئیس موقت مجلس نهم ایران شد". BBC Persian. 28 May 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  3. "انتصاب دکتر علی لاریجانی به‌ ریاست سازمان‌ صدا و سیما". Khamenei.ir. 13 February 1994. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  4. "All ministers of the 30 years" (in Persian). Khabar Online. 15 August 2009. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Marsha B. Cohen (May 2013). "The Brothers Larijani: A sphere of power". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  6. M. Mahtab Alam Rizvi (2012). "Evaluating the Political and Economic Role of the IRGC". Strategic Analysis. 36 (4): 589. doi:10.1080/09700161.2012.689528. The Majlis speaker, Ali Larijani, was an IRGC brigadier general.
  7. Orla Ryan, "Ahmadinejad rival elected as Iranian speaker", The Guardian, 28 May 2008]