|Name||Mohammad Ali Rajai|
|| June 15, 1933
|| August 30, 1981
|Last Modified||Juan Croniqueur|
May 26, 2013 05:03pm
Arab - Iranian - Assassinated -
|Info||Mohammad Ali Rajai was the second elected President of Iran, after serving as Prime Minister under Abolhassan Banisadr. He was also Minister of Foreign Affairs for five months March 11, 1981 – August 15, 1981, while he was Prime Minister. |
He graduated with a degree in Education from Tarbiat Moallem University in 1959.
He was a strong supporter of Iranian revolution and was a leader in the movement to purge Iranian universities of American and European influences, which was later called the Islamic Cultural Revolution. Furthermore, he started the Iranian retirement program for individuals over the age 70.