Hassan Rouhani Age, Wife, Biography & More
Bio Real NameHassan Fereydoun NicknameDiplomat Sheikh ProfessionPersian Politician PartyModeration and Development Party (1999-present) Political Journey • For the first time in 1980, Rouhani was elected to the Parliament of Iran (Majlis). • Rouhani was elected to Parliament for the five consecutive term from 1980 to 2000. • In his fourth and Fifth term, Rouhani became the deputy speaker of the Parliament as well as the head of defense committee (1st and 2nd terms), and foreign policy committee (4th and 5th terms). • From 1989 to 2005, Rouhani was the first secretary of the SNSC(Supreme National Security Council). • From 2000 to 2005, he remained the National Security Adviser to the president, Mohammad Khatami. • In 2006, he was elected as a representative of Tehran Province to the Assembly's fourth term and is still serving in that capacity. • Rouhani was elected as a member of the Assembly's "Commission for investigating ways of protecting and guarding Velayat-e Faqih" on 5 March 2013. • In 2013 Iranian Presidential Election, Rouhani won with landslide victory receiving 50.88% of Ballots. Physical Stats & More Height(Approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 6” Weight(Approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg in Pounds- 158 lbs Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourWhite Personal Life Date of Birth12 November 1948 Age (as in 2016) 68 Years Birth PlaceSorkheh, Semnan Province, Iran Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio NationalityIranian HometownSorkheh, Semnan Province, Iran SchoolSemnan Seminary, Qom Seminary CollegeUniversity of Tehran, Glasgow Caledonian University Educational QualificationsPhD Debut1980 (Elected to Parliament of Iran) FamilyFather- Haj Asadollah Feridon Mother- Sakineh Peivandi Brother- Hossein Feridon
Some Lesser Known Facts About Hassan Rouhani
Does Hassan Rouhani smoke?: No
Does Hassan Rouhani drink?: No
Rouhani is a cleric. Hojatoleslam is his religious title which is a middle rank in the religious hierarchy.
During the Iranian Islamist movement, he started traveling throughout Iran making speeches against the government of the Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. During those years he was arrested many times and was banned from delivering public speeches.
In 1977, under the threat of arrest, Rouhani left Iran and joins Ayatollah Khomeini in exile in France.
In the Iranian Revolution in 1979, he tried his best to stabilize the nascent Islamic Republic and as a first step, he started with organizing the disorderly Iranian army and military bases.
During the Iran-Iraq war, from 1985 to 1991, Rouhani was the Commander of the Iranian air defenses and from 1988 to 1989, he has served as a Deputy Commander of Iran’s Armed Forces.
After the Iran-Iraq war, Rouhani was offered the job of Ministry of Intelligence in 1989. However, he turned it down soon.
Over the period of two years, from 2003 to 2005, Rouhani was Iran’s top Nuclear negotiator.
On 27 September 2013, Rouhani held the conversation with former US President Barack Obama by telephone, the first direct conversation between leaders of Iran and the United States since 1979.