Mir-Hossein Mousavi

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Mir-Hossein Mousavi Khameneh (Persian: میرحسین موسوی خامنه‎, romanized: Mīr-Hoseyn Mūsavī Khāmené, pronounced [miːɾ hoˈsɛjn ɛ muːsæˈviː jɛ xɑːmɛˈnɛ]; born 2 March 1942) is an Iranian reformist politician, artist and architect who served as the seventy-ninth and last Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1989. He was a reformist candidate for the 2009 presidential election and eventually the leader of the opposition in the post-election unrest. Mousavi served as the president of the Iranian Academy of Arts until 2009, when Conservative authorities removed him.In the early years of the revolution, Mousavi was the editor-in-chief of Jomhouri-e Eslami, the official newspaper of the Islamic Republican Party, before being elevated to Minister of Foreign Affairs and eventually the post of Prime Minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mir-Hossein Mousavi has received more than 422,232 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Mir-Hossein Mousavi is the 5,041st most popular politician (up from 5,094th in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from Iran and the 86th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mir-Hossein Mousavi ranks 5,041 out of 15,710Before him are Bu Bing, Abdul Razak Hussein, Ernő Gerő, Ronald Venetiaan, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, and Bernard de Tremelay. After him are Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders, Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Giovanni Gronchi, and Cesare d'Este, Duke of Modena.

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Among people born in 1942, Mir-Hossein Mousavi ranks 112Before him are René Angélil, António Lobo Antunes, Isaac Hayes, Prince Michael of Kent, Jim Rogers, and John McLaughlin. After him are Roger Ebert, Robert H. Grubbs, Sigfried Held, Anita Pallenberg, Valeri Polyakov, and Maria Kaczyńska.

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Among people born in Iran, Mir-Hossein Mousavi ranks 150 out of 463Before him are Ata-Malik Juvayni (1226), Musa al-Sadr (1928), Orodes II (null), Tiridates I of Armenia (null), Al-Juwayni (1028), and Shapour Bakhtiar (1914). After him are Sadegh Hedayat (1903), Ashraf Pahlavi (1919), Jahan Shah (1397), Arsames (-550), Ibn al-Rawandi (827), and Vologases VI (200).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mir-Hossein Mousavi ranks 86Before him are Istakhri (850), Abbas Mirza (1789), Ata-Malik Juvayni (1226), Orodes II (null), Tiridates I of Armenia (null), and Shapour Bakhtiar (1914). After him are Ashraf Pahlavi (1919), Jahan Shah (1397), Arsames (-550), Vologases VI (200), Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922), and Mithridates II of Parthia (-150).

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