Shamseddin Hosseini

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Shamseddin Hosseini
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Minister of Finance
In office
16 August 2008 – 15 August 2013
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded by Davoud Danesh-Jafari
Hossein Samsami (Acting)
Succeeded by Ali Tayebnia
Personal details
Born 1967 (age 49–50)
Tonekabon, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Awards Order of Khedmat.png Order of Service (2nd class)[1]

Shamseddin Hosseini (born in 1967) is an Iranian politician, who served as the minister of economic affairs and finance from 2008 to 2013.

Early life and education[edit]

Hosseini was born in Tonakaboon, Mazandaran province, in 1967.[2] He holds a PhD in economics from Islamic Azad University.[2]


Hosseini taught at Islamic Azad University, Payame Noor University and Allameh Tabatabai University.[3] In 2008, he was appointed minister of economic affairs and finance, replacing Danesh Jaafari.[2] Hosseini's term ended on 15 August 2013 and he was replaced by Ali Tayebnia in the post. After leaving office, Hosseini was appointed vice president of Iranian University on 20 August formed by Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.[4]


  1. ^ نشان‌های دولتی در روزهای پایانی خاتمی و احمدی‌نژاد به چه‌کسانی رسید؟. Tasnim News Agency (in Persian). 24 August 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "A Brief Biography of Iran's New Ministers". Payvand. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Government Re-Shuffling in Iran. Brianna Rosen. Iran Tracker, 25 August 2009
  4. ^ N. Umid; S. Isayev (20 August 2013). "Iran`s ex-president Ahmadinejad appoints fellow workers on posts at private university". Trend. Retrieved 22 August 2013.