Mohammad Gharazi

محمد غرضی

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(Wikipedia) - Mohammad Gharazi Mohammad Gharazi Minister of PostPresidentPrime Minister Preceded by Succeeded by Minister of Petroleum President Prime Minister Preceded by Succeeded by Personal details Born Nationality Political party Other political affiliations Spouse(s) Children Alma mater
In office 31 October 1985 – 15 August 1997
Ali Khamenei Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Morteza Nabawi
Mohammad Reza Aref (as Minister of Technology)
In office 15 August 1981 – 31 October 1985
Mohammad-Ali Rajai Ali Khamenei
Mohammad-Javad Bahonar Mahdavi Kani (Acting) Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Mohammad Javad Tondguyan
Gholam Reza Aghazadeh
(1941-10-05) 5 October 1941 (age 73) Isfahan, Persia
Independent (since 1983)
People''s Mujahedeen (1976–1983)
Razieh Salimi
Taha Zahir Zeinab Saber
University of Tehran

Mohammad Gharazi (محمد غرضی in Persian, also spelled Mohammad Qarazi, born 5 October 1941) is an Iranian politician who served as minister of petroleum from 1981 to 1985 and minister of post from 1985 to 1997. He was also a member of the Iranian Parliament from 1980 to 1984 and also governor of Khuzestan Province. He was an independent candidate in the 2013 presidential election.

  • 1 Early life and education
  • 2 Career
    • 2.1 2013 presidential campaign
  • 3 References

Early life and education

He was born on 5 October 1941 in Shahreza, Isfahan province. He studied electronics the University of Tehran. He later moved to France but was back to his home country and was arrested by SAVAK in 1972.


Gharazi began his political career in 1974 and was exiled to Iraq by Shah''s government. In 1976, he joined the Mojahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO). He accompanied Ruhollah Khomeini on his trip from Paris to Tehran. Following the establishment of the Islamic Republic, Gharazi was appointed governor of Kurdistan Province and later Khuzestan Province. He was elected as member of the Iranian Parliament in 1980 election. He later was appointed minister of petroleum by the then Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi. He held this post until 1985, when he became minister of post (currently Communication). He resigned from office in 1997 after election of Mohammad Khatami. He was also a member of City Council of Tehran from 1999 to 2000.

2013 presidential campaign

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