Hassan Rouhani

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani

Profession: President of Iran


Why Famous: 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.

Events in the Life of Hassan Rouhani

  • 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 Iranians and their president Hassan Rouhani react angrily to President Trump pulling the US out the Iran Nuclear deal
  • 2018-07-22 US President Trump threatens Iran in an all-caps tweet of "consequences" in response to speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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