Habibollah Asgaroladi

حبیب الله عسگراولادی

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(Wikipedia) - Habibollah Asgaroladi Habibollah Asgaroladi Leader of ICP Deputy Preceded by Succeeded by Minister of Commerce Prime Minister Preceded by Succeeded by Member of Parliament of Iran Constituency Personal details Born Died Political party Religion
Asgaroladi in 1960
In office 12 January 1998 – 11 January 2008
Mohammad Mehdi Habibi
Akbar Parvaresh
Mohammad Mehdi Habibi
In office 3 November 1980 – 12 July 1984
Mohammad-Javad Bahonar Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Kazam Pour-Ardabili
Hossein Abedi Jafari
In office 5 May 1980 – 3 November 1980
(1932-01-03)3 January 1932 Tehran, Iran
5 November 2013(2013-11-05) (aged 81) Tehran, Iran
Islamic Coalition Party
Shia Islam

Habibollah Asgaroladi Mosalman (Persian: حبيب الله عسگر اولادی مسلمان‎‎; 3 January 1932 – 5 November 2013) was an Iranian politician who was leader of Islamic Coalition Party, a highly influential conservative political party in Iran. He was also two times presidential candidate, first in July 1981 and next in 1985 which ranked last in both.

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Career and activities

Asgaroladi was born to a merchant family. His ancestors were Jews who converted to Shia islam Asgaroladi is a senior member of Iran''s Expediency Council. He spent many years at the forefront of the Iranian cabinet, serving as both secretary of state for social security, minister for trade and commerce as well as heading up the Homeland Security Agency and intelligence services in Iran. He ran in the 1981 and 1985 presidential elections. An attempt was made on his life in a failed assassination attempt in 1981. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, he has been president of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, the largest social welfare branch of the government in Iran. Some unofficial reports include him amongst the wealthiest individuals in Iran with a net worth of several billion dollars. Several members of the Asgaroladi family have been featured in the Fortune 500 ("Millionaire Mullahs" article), with Asadollah Asgaroladi possessing an estimated wealth of over USD $9 billion.

Asgaroladi published his autobiography in 2012 and was presented with an award by Ali Larijani, speaker of the Iranian Parliament. He died on 5 November 2013 in Tehran''s Dey Hospital after was hospitalized for more than two months.

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