Bani-Sadr, Abolhassan

Born: Mar 22, 1933 AD
Currently alive, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: Persian
Categories: Politician, Presidents

1933 - Abdol-hassan Banisadr was born 22nd of March.


1960 - Banisadr had participated in the anti-Shah student movement.


1963 - He was imprisoned.


         - He then fled to France and joined the Iranian resistance group led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.


1979 - Returned to Iran together with Khomeini as the revolution was begun.


1979-1980 - After the revolution he was the deputy economy and finance minister and acting foreign minister.


1980 - Banisadr elected as President of Iran.


         - In August and September, Banisadr survived two helicopter crashes near the Iranian border with Iraq.


1981 - Banisadr was impeached on 21st of June by the Majlis (the Iranian Parliament).




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