Azam Taleghani

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Azam Taleghani
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 1980 – 28 May 1984
ConstituencyTehran, Rey and Shemiranat
Majority1,108,653 (51.9%)
Personal details
Tehran, Iran
Died30 October 2019(2019-10-30) (aged 75–76)
Tehran, Iran
Political partyWomen Association of Islamic Revolution[1]
Spouse(s)Morteza Eghtesad (died 2017)
ChildrenAkram, Abbas, Sadegh, Kazem
FatherMahmoud Taleghani

Azam Taleghani (Persian: اعظم طالقانی; 1943 – 30 October 2019) was an Iranian politician, activist and journalist. She was the head of the Society of Islamic Revolution Women of Iran.[2] She was the editor of Payam Hajar Weekly, and a member of the Iranian parliament from 1980 through 1984.[3] Taleghani was born in Tehran.

Taleghani was hospitalized in November 2018 after falling at her home in Tehran.[4] She died of a cerebral hemorrhage caused by the fall on 30 October 2019 at the age of 76 in Tehran.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Legally Registered Parties in Iran". Khorasan Newspaper. Pars Times. July 30, 2000. p. 4. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  2. Iran: Sit-in by Azam Taleghani in front of Evin prison
  3. فرخ‌زاد، پوران (Pooran Farrokhzad). کارنمای زنان کارای ایران (از دیروز تا امروز). تهران: نشر قطره، ۱۳۸۱، ISBN 9643411168، 533.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "اعظم طالقانی درگذشت". BBC. 31 October 2019. (in Persian)