Abdolali Bazargan in 2007
14 August 1943 |
|Alma mater||Shahid Beheshti University|
|Political party||Freedom Movement of Iran|
Abdolali Bazargan ( pronunciation (help·info) 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.
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.
- "Abdolkarim Soroush: The goals of Iran's Green Movement". The Christian Science Monitor. 6 January 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.