Bani-Sadr, Abolhassan

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Born: Mar 22, 1933 AD
Currently alive, at 81 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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