Hamid-Reza Haji Babaee

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Hamid-Reza Haji Babaee
Hamid Reza Haji Babaee.jpg
Member of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
28 May 2016
Constituency Hamadan and Famenin
Majority 133,343[1]
In office
28 May 1996 – 19 November 2009
Constituency Hamadan and Famenin
Majority 109,975[2]
Minister of Education
In office
19 November 2009 – 18 August 2013
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded by Alireza Ali Ahmadi
Succeeded by Ali Asghar Fani
Personal details
Born (1959-05-01) May 1, 1959 (age 58)
Hamadan, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Political party YEKTA Front (since 2015)
Other political
Moderation and Development Party (1999-2007; inactive from 2005)[3]
Awards Ribbon of Education.png Order of Education and Pedagogy (2nd class)[4]

Hamid-Reza Haji Babaee (Persian: حمیدرضا حاجی‌بابایی‎, born 1 May 1959) is an Iranian politician who was Minister of Education from 2009 to 2013. He is the current member of the Parliament of Iran from Hamedan since 2016, as he previously held the position from same district from 1996 until 2009 when he was nominated as Minister of Education by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and was confirmed by Parliament.[5] He was Head of Education Commission in the Parliament.


Political offices
Preceded by
Alireza Ali Ahmadi
Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Ali Asghar Fani