Hassan Rouhani Biography
Full Name: Hassan Rouhani
Date of Birth: 12 November 1948 ( Age 70 years )
Place of Birth: Sorkheh, Iran
Education/University: University of Tehran, Glasgow Caledonian University (1995–1999 )
Father Name: Haj Asadollah Feridon
Mother Name: Sakineh Peivandi
Spouse: Sahebeh Rouhani
Children: Mohammad Rouhani, Majid Rouhani
Hassan Rouhani Biography :
- Hassan Rouhani is an Iranian politician serving as the current and seventh President of Iran since 3 August 2013. He was also a lawyer, academic, former diplomat and Islamic cleric.
- Hassan Rouhani started religious studies in 1960, first at Semnan Seminary and then moved to Qom Seminary.
- He attended classes taught by prominent scholars of that time including Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad, Morteza Haeri Yazdi.
- As a young cleric Hassan started his political activities by following the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during the beginning of the Iranian Islamist movement.
( Updated : 18 May 2019)