Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi

1948 - 2018

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Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi (Persian: سید محمود هاشمی شاهرودی‎, 15 August 1948 – 24 December 2018) was an Iranian Twelver Shia cleric and conservative politician who was the Chairman of the Expediency Discernment Council from 14 August 2017 until his death on 24 December 2018. He was previously the Chief Justice of Iran from 1999 to 2009. He was also an Iraqi citizen and a former member of the Islamic Dawa Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi has received more than 113,018 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi is the 12,788th most popular politician (down from 11,750th in 2019), the 276th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 241st in 2019) and the 189th most popular Iraqi Politician.

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Among politicians, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi ranks 12,788 out of 15,710. Before him are Gerald Patterson, Yossi Beilin, William L. Marcy, Sergei Sidorsky, Marc Forné Molné, and Moses Nagamootoo. After him are Stephen Gardiner, Sledd of Essex, George Moscone, Reinhold Mitterlehner, Nichi Vendola, and John Forsyth.

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Among people born in 1948, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi ranks 391Before him are Hans Moravec, Giuseppe Petrocchi, Martin Suter, Sgt. Slaughter, Yossi Beilin, and Lyudmila Karachkina. After him are Jovan Aćimović, Nikola Šainović, Josef Ackermann, Lindsay Crouse, Ylli Bufi, and Anthony Andrews. Among people deceased in 2018, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi ranks 317Before him are Kazimierz Kutz, Chuck McCann, John Julius Norwich, Erika Mahringer, Yvonne Blake, and Leo Falcam. After him are José Antonio Zaldúa, Richard DeVos, Shuhrat Abbosov, Ferenc Kósa, Mary Carlisle, and Mateja Matevski.

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Among people born in Iraq, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi ranks 276 out of 300. Before him are Ashur-rim-nisheshu (-1490), Ali Akbar Salehi (1949), Ahmed Radhi (1964), Naziha al-Dulaimi (1923), Raghad Hussein (1968), and Karim Findi (1946). After him are Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (1952), Jalal Dabagh (1939), Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi (1976), Hussein Saeed (1958), Charles Saatchi (1943), and Muhsin al-Ramli (1967).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi ranks 189Before him are Tariq al-Hashimi (1942), Ninurta-tukulti-Ashur (-1200), Jaafar Al-Askari (1885), Ashur-rim-nisheshu (-1490), Ali Akbar Salehi (1949), and Raghad Hussein (1968). After him are Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (1952) and Jalal Dabagh (1939).