Hassan Rouhani

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani

Profession: President of Iran


Biography: The seventh President of Iran, in office since 2013. He encourages personal freedom and free access to information and has improved women's rights by appointing female foreign ministry spokespersons.

Born: November 12, 1948
Birthplace: Sorkheh, Iran
Age: 73 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 2013-06-14 Hassan Rouhani is elected President of Iran
  • 2013-08-04 Hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran
  • 2017-08-03 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President
  • 2017-09-19 President Hassan Rouhani of Iran in his UN speech criticizes US President Donald Trump for his comments about Iran in his own UN speech
  • 2018-01-01 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says recent unrest "is nothing" after 30 people killed in 5 days of anti government demonstrations
  • 2018-05-09 President of Iran Hassan Rouhani and some Iranians react angrily to President Trump pulling the US out the Iran Nuclear deal
  • 2018-07-22 US President Donald Trump threatens Iran in an all-caps tweet of "consequences" in response to speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
  • 2019-11-10 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announces the discovery of a new oil field with an estimated 53 million barrels of oil in Khuzestan province
  • 2020-05-28 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for new protections for women after the 'honor killing' of a 14-year old by her father
  • 2020-07-19 Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says 25 million Iranians already infected with COVID-19, 35 million at risk (official figure just 269,440)

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