Mohammad Mirmohammadi

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Mohammad Mirmohammadi
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Mohammad Mirmohammadi in 2018
Member of the Expediency Discernment Council
In office
3 August 2018 – 2 March 2020
Appointed byAli Khamenei
ChairmanMahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi
Sadeq Larijani
Member of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
6th and 7th terms
In office
2 June 2000 – 2 June 2008
Serving with Mohammad Reza Esmaeili Moghadamm
Preceded byMohammad-Reza Ashtiani Araghi
Succeeded byAli Larijani
ConstituencyQom
Majority151,491 (47.10%)[1]
Vice President of Iran
Secretary General of the Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organization
In office
1 February 1994 – 3 September 1998
PresidentAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Preceded byMansour Razavi[2]
Succeeded byMohammad Baqirian[3]
Personal details
Born
Seyyed Mohammad Mirmohammadi

3 March 1949
Qom, Iran
Died2 March 2020(2020-03-02) (aged 70)
Tehran, Iran
Cause of deathCOVID-19
NationalityIranian
Political partyIslamic Civilization Party
Other political
affiliations
Islamic Republican Party
FatherAbul Fazel Mirmohammadi
RelativesMousa Shubairi Zanjani (uncle)

Seyyed Mohammad Mirmohammadi (Persian: سید محمد میرمحمدی‎‎; 3 March 1949 – 2 March 2020) was an Iranian politician who served as the senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and a member of Expediency Discernment Council. He was the member of the 6th and 7th Iranian parliaments for Qom. Mohammad was a member of the central council of the Islamic Republic Party, presidential chief of staff during the presidencies of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and secretary general of the Islamic Civilization Party.[4]

Early life[edit]

Mohammad Mirmohammadi was born in 1949 in Qom, Iran. He was a nephew of senior cleric Mousa Shubairi Zanjani.[5]

Career[edit]

Mohammad had been appointed by Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei as a member of the Expediency Discernment Council since August 2017.

Death[edit]

Mohammad died from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on 2 March 2020, on the eve of his 71st birthday, which makes him the highest-ranking official within Iran's leadership to be killed by the virus. His mother had also previously died of COVID-19.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "نتایج انتخابات مجلس هفتم در قم اعلام شد". Iranian Students News Agency.
  2. ^ "خاطرات دکتر علی لاریجانی - قسمت 24". Jamejam Online (in IR). 4 October 2004.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  3. ^ "معاونان رئیس‌جمهوری منصوب شدند". Hamshahri. 1 September 1997.
  4. ^ "Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi dies". Tehran Times. 2 March 2020.
  5. ^ IFP Editorial Staff (2 March 2020). "One More Iranian Official Dies of COVID-19". Iran Front Page.
  6. ^ Bostock, Bill (3 March 2020). "A member of the inner circle of Iran's Supreme Leader died of the coronavirus, as the country records more deaths than anywhere outside China". Business Insider.
  7. ^ Raymond, Adam K. (2 March 2020). "A Top Iranian Government Official Has Died of Coronavirus". Intelligencer.