List of Speakers of the Parliament of Iran

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Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
مجلس شورای اسلامی
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Ali Larijani.jpg
Ali Larijani

since 28 May 2008
Appointer Members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
Term length 1 year
Inaugural holder Morteza Gholi Khan Hedayat
Formation 6 October 1906
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Following is a list of Speakers of the Parliament of Iran, from Iranian Constitutional Revolution to present. The name of the parliament of Iran since its establishment during the Persian Constitutional Revolution in 1906 until the Iranian Revolution in 1979 was National Consultative Assembly. After the 1979 Revolution it was renamed Islamic Consultative Assembly (مجلس شورای اسلامی).

List of Speakers[edit]

Colour key
(for political fronts)
Portrait Name
Took Office Left Office Political Party
National Consultative Assembly
1 Hedayat Khan.JPG Morteza Gholi Khan Hedayat
6 October 1906 23 June 1907 Constitutional Movement
2 No image.png Mirza Mahmoud Khan
23 June 1907 23 June 1908 Constitutional Movement
3 No image.png Mirza Esmaiel Khan
23 June 1908 23 June 1910 Justice Party
4 No image.png Mirza Sadeq Khan
15 November 1910 6 July 1911 Independence Movement
5 No image.png Mirza Esmaiel Khan
6 July 1911 6 July 1912 Independence Movement
6 Mohammad Ali Foroughi.jpg Mohammad Ali Foroughi
6 July 1912 10 July 1912 Constitutional Movement
7 No image.png Hossein Pirnia
15 December 1914 11 October 1925 Constitutional Movement
8 Mostowfi.jpg Mostowfi ol-Mamalek
11 October 1925 11 October 1927 Constitutional Movement
9 No image.png Mohammad Tadayon
11 October 1927 10 July 1928 Revival Party
10 No image.png Hossein Pirnia
10 July 1928 4 April 1929 Revival Party
11 No image.png Hossein Dadgar
4 April 1929 15 March 1934 Revival Party
12 No image.png Mirza Hassan Khan Esfandiary
15 March 1934 13 November 1945
13 No image.png Mohammad Sadeq Tabatabai'
13 November 1945 25 March 1947 Homeland Party
14 Hekmat sardar fakher.jpg Mohammad-Reza Hekmat
25 March 1947 1952 Democratic Party
15 Abolghasem Kashani.jpg Abol-Ghasem Kashani
1952 1953 National Front
16 No image.png Hassan Emami
1953 1955 Democratic Party
17 No image.png Abdollah Moazemi
1955 18 March 1959 Nationalist Party
18 Hekmat sardar fakher.jpg Mohammad-Reza Hekmat
18 March 1959 6 October 1969 New Iran Party
19 Riazi.jpg Abdollah Riazi
6 October 1969 6 October 1977 New Iran Party

Rastakhiz Party
20 No image.png Javad Saeed
6 October 1977 11 February 1979 Rastakhiz Party
Islamic Consultative Assembly
21 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Azad University (2).jpg Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
28 July 1980 3 August 1989 Combatant Clergy Association
22 Karubi in zanjan.jpg Mehdi Karroubi
3 August 1989 3 May 1992 Association of Combatant Clerics
23 Ali-Akbar Nategh-Nouri (Cropped).jpg Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri
3 May 1992 3 May 2000 Combatant Clergy Association
24 Karubi in zanjan.jpg Mehdi Karroubi
3 May 2000 2 May 2004 Association of Combatant Clerics
25 Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel 5.jpg Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel
3 May 2004 28 May 2008 Isargaran Population
26 Ali Larijani.jpg Ali Larijani
28 May 2008 Incumbent Followers of Wilayat

Speakers and Deputies after the Revolution[edit]

Term Years Session Speaker First Deputy Speaker Second Deputy Speaker
1st 1980–1984 1st Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Ali-Akbar Parvaresh Mohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha
2nd Mohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha Habibollah Asgaroladi
3rd Mohammad Yazdi Mohammad Khamenei
4th Mohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha
2nd 1984–1988 1st Mohammad Mehdi Rabbani-Amlashi
2nd Mehdi Karroubi
3rd Mehdi Karroubi Mohammad Yazdi
4th Mohammad Yazdi Mehdi Karroubi
3rd 1988–1992 1st Mehdi Karroubi Hossein Hashemian
3rd Mehdi Karroubi Hossein Hashemian Asadollah Bayat Zanjani
4th 1992–1996 1st Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri Hassan Rouhani Ali-Akbar Parvaresh
2nd Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani
3rd Hossein Hashemian
4th Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani
5th 1996–2000 1st
6th 2000–2004 1st Mehdi Karoubi Behzad Nabavi Mohammad Reza Khatami
2nd Mohammad Reza Khatami Behzad Nabavi
3rd Behzad Nabavi Mohammad Reza Khatami
4th Mohammad Reza Khatami Behzad Nabavi
7th 2004–2008 1st Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel Mohammad-Reza Bahonar Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard
8th 2008–2012 1st Ali Larijani Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard Mohammad-Reza Bahonar
3rd Shahab od-Din Sadr
4th Mohammad-Reza Bahonar
9th 2012–2016 1st Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard Mohammad-Reza Bahonar
10th 2016–present 1st Masoud Pezeshkian Ali Motahari

Aging Speakers[edit]

Traditionally, after a new term of the parliament is started and the new speaker is not elected yet, by default the eldest member of the parliament becomes the temporary speaker also known as the "Aging Speaker" (Persian: رئیس سنی مجلس‎‎). The second-eldest member becomes his/her deputy. The two youngest members or Baby of the House take office as temporary secretaire.

Term Year Aging Speaker Deputy Speaker
1st 1980 Yadollah Sahabi Mehdi Bazargan
2nd 1984 Saeed Amani Ahmad Amirzadeh Irani
3rd 1988 Mohammad-Hossein Chehregani Mohammad-Hassan Nabavi
4th 1992 Mohammad-Bagher Mahdavi Kermani Ahmad Moradi
5th 1996 Mahmoud Nourizadeh Heydar Ebrahimbai-Salami
6th 2000 Mohammad-Ali Sheikh Ghassem Me'mari
7th 2004 Abbas Paknejad
8th 2008 Mohammad Taqi Rahbar Hossein Hashemian
9th 2012 Alireza Marandi Reza Ashtiani-Araghi
10th 2016 Abdolreza Hashemzaei Mostafa Zolghadr

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "هیأت رئیسه پارلمان در ۳۳ سال گذشته" (in Persian). Khabar Online. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "هيات رييسه دوره هاي اول- چهارم" (in Persian). Iranian Parliament. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "هيات رييسه دوره هاي چهارم - هفتم" (in Persian). Iranian Parliament. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "هيات رييسه دوره هاي هفتم و هشتم" (in Persian). Iranian Parliament. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Nasrin Vaziri. "اعضای هیات رئیسه سنی در 10 مجلس شورای اسلامی/چهار رئیس سنی تا کنون درگذشته‌اند" (in Persian). Khabar Online. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 

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