Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

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Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf
Ghalibaf in 2021
23rd Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
28 May 2020
Preceded byAli Larijani
Member of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
27 May 2020
ConstituencyTehran, Rey, Shemiranat, Eslamshahr and Pardis
Majority1,265,287 (68.69%)
Mayor of Tehran
In office
14 September 2005[1] – 23 August 2017
DeputyIssa Sharifi[2]
Preceded byMahmoud Ahmadinejad
Succeeded byMohammad-Ali Najafi
Personal details
Born (1961-08-23) 23 August 1961 (age 62)
Torqabeh, Khorasan, Imperial State of Iran[3]
Political partyProgress and Justice Population of Islamic Iran (Spiritual leader)[4]
Other political
Coalition Council of Islamic Revolution Forces (2020)
Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces (2017)
Zahra-Sadat Moshir-Estekhareh (m. 1982)
ChildrenElias, Eshaq, Maryam[5]
Alma materUniversity of Tehran
Tarbiat Modares University
WebsiteOfficial website
Military service
Branch/serviceRevolutionary Guards
Years of service1981–2000
RankBrigadier general
Commands25th Karbala Division
Khatam-al Anbiya HQ
IRGC Air Force
Battles/warsIran–Iraq War
AwardsOrder of Fath (2nd grade)
Order of Fath (3rd grade)
Police career
CountryLaw Enforcement Force
Years of service2000–2005
RankBrigadier general

Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf or Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf (Persian: محمد باقر قالیباف, born 23 August 1961) is an Iranian conservative politician. Ghalibaf has been the 23rd Speaker of the Parliament of Iran since 2020. He was the Mayor of Tehran from 2005 to 2017. He was cmmander of the Revolutionary Guards' Air Force from 1997 to 2000.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mayor of Tehran appointed by Minister of Interior" (in Persian). Iranian Students News Agency. 14 September 2005.
  2. "Tehran Former Deputy Mayor Arrested On Financial Charges", Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 5 September 2017, retrieved 1 December 2017
  3. "The Paradoxical Politician", Iranian Diplomacy, 18 August 2010, retrieved 10 May 2017
  4. "Will Hassan Rouhani get a second term?", The Daily Star, 16 May 2017, retrieved 1 June 2017
  5. "تمام اطلاعات خانوادگی کاندیداهای ریاست جمهوری یازدهم". Isna. 13 January 2014.