Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

1934 - 2017

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (Persian: اکبر هاشمی رفسنجانی‎, romanized: Akbar Hāshemī Rafsanjānī, pronounced [ækˈbæɾ hɒːʃeˈmiː ɾæfsændʒɒːˈniː] (listen) born Hashemi Bahramani, 25 August 1934 – 8 January 2017) was an Iranian politician, writer and one of the founding fathers of the Islamic Republic who was the fourth President of Iran from 3 August 1989 until 3 August 1997. He was the head of the Assembly of Experts from 2007 until 2011, when he decided not to nominate himself for the post. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has received more than 854,361 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,246th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ranks 1,240 out of 14,801Before him are Sariputta, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Mohammed V of Morocco, Cyrus the Younger, and Walther Funk. After him are Friedrich Ratzel, Zhao Ziyang, Warren G. Harding, Albert Lebrun, Emperor Kōmei, and Emperor Wen of Sui.

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Among people born in 1934, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ranks 23Before him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Sydney Pollack, Empress Michiko, Manuel Noriega, Paul Ekman, and Vavá. After him are Alexei Leonov, Richard Chamberlain, Stjepan Mesić, Paco Rabanne, Jacques Anquetil, and Larisa Latynina. Among people deceased in 2017, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ranks 19Before him are Glen Campbell, Hugh Hefner, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Manuel Noriega, John Hurt, and Raymond Kopa. After him are Nicolaas Bloembergen, Jerry Lewis, Mireille Darc, George A. Romero, Mário Soares, and Johnny Hallyday.

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Among people born in Iran, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ranks 55 out of 374Before him are Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar (1742), Shirin Ebadi (1947), Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (940), Cambyses I (-600), Xerxes II of Persia (-500), and Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247). After him are Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (1932), Cyrus I (-690), Antiochus I Soter (-324), Abbas Kiarostami (1940), Christina of Bolsena (210), and Attar of Nishapur (1145).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ranks 29Before him are Astyages (-700), Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956), Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar (1742), Cambyses I (-600), Xerxes II of Persia (-500), and Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247). After him are Cyrus I (-690), Antiochus I Soter (-324), Shapur II (309), Achaemenes (-800), Mohammad Khatami (1943), and Abbas II of Persia (1633).

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