|Born||February 2, 1937|
|Died||January 30, 2016 (aged 78)|
|Years of service||1955–2005|
|Commands held||Defence Minister (1981–1984)|
Commander-in-chief of the Iranian Army
Mohammad Salimi (Persian: سرلشکر محمد سلیمی; February 2, 1937 – January 30, 2016) was an Iranian military person. He was born in Mashhad, Iran. He was the commander-in-chief of the Iranian Army. He served in the Iran-Iraq War. He began his career in 1955 and resigned in 2005. Salimi was the defense minister in the cabinet of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, replacing Javad Fakoori. He was in office from 1981 to August 1984.
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