Abdolali Bazargan

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Abdolali Bazargan
عبدالعلی بازرگان
عبدالعلی بازرگان.jpg
Abdolali Bazargan in 2007
Born (1943-08-14) 14 August 1943 (age 73)
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater Shahid Beheshti University
Political party Freedom Movement of Iran

Abdolali Bazargan (About this sound [[:Media:Abdolali Bazargan from Iran pronunciation.ogg|]]  ahb-dohl-ah-LEE bah-zahr-GAHN;[needs IPA] Persian: عبدالعلی بازرگان‎‎; born 14 August 1943 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian liberal politician, writer and intellectual who is current deputy leader of Freedom Movement of Iran. He was one of five major figures in the Green Movement to author a manifesto calling for the resignation of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 14 August 1943 in Tehran. He is the son of Mehdi Bazargan, Iran's first prime minister following the Iranian Revolution in 1979.[1] He is married and has three children.

Political life[edit]

He joined the National Front of Iran in 1961 but in 1963 he left party and enjoyed to his father's established party Freedom Movement in 1977.

See also[edit]


official website

  1. ^ "Abdolkarim Soroush: The goals of Iran's Green Movement". The Christian Science Monitor. 6 January 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.