Hassan Rouhani (born November 12, 1948) is an Iranian politician and the 7th President of the country Iran. He got selected as the president in the year 2013. Rouhani is a member of the Moderation and Development Party since 1999.
Hassan is currently in news because of an attack on the American military base in Iran. The world is expecting that his actions and the retaliation from America can cause World War 3.
Iran attacked Ukraine Plane
At the end of the second week of 2020, Iran shot down a plane unintentionally in Iran which was a Ukrainian plane. In the attack, 176 passengers got killed. There were Germans, Swedish people, Iranians and people from the other countries on the plane.
The plane even included a group of students. After this attack, Hassan Rouhani apologized for the attack and gave the orders to the authorities to take necessary actions.
Armed Forces’ internal investigation has concluded that regrettably missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of the Ukrainian plane & death of 176 innocent people.
Investigations continue to identify & prosecute this great tragedy & unforgivable mistake. #PS752
— Hassan Rouhani (@HassanRouhani) January 11, 2020
Donald Trump Jr. felt sad upon the tragic Ukraine Plane crash, in which 176 people lost their lives.
World War 3 (WW3) – Tension between the USA and Iran
There is a tension between Iran and the USA which developed because Iran possesses nuclear power. In the year 2020 America attacked Qassem Soleimani, an Iranian general through a drone.
In the attack, the general got killed. President Donald Trump said that they attacked him because he was the mastermind in the attacks on the US embassies in Iran.
After this, on 8 January 2020 Iran targeted military bases of the USA in Irbil and Al Asad with more than a dozen ballistic missiles. The exact number of casualties is not cleared yet but Iran said this attack is a slap on the face of the USA.
The officials from Iran said that they will not make any move until the USA shows any aggression.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
In Sorkheh, Iran Hassan Fereydoun also known as Hassan Rouhani (age 71 years, as in 2019) took birth on 12 November 1948. His father’s name is Haj Asadollah Feridon and his mother is Sakineh Peivandi.
He has 4 siblings 1 brother and 3 sisters. His brother’s name is Hossein Feridon and the name of his sisters is not known. Hassan’s father had a spice shop in Sakineh.
He did his religious studies from a mosque. For his education from a modern school, he attended a local school.
After school education, he went to the University of Tehran and did a BA in Law. After this, he went to Scotland and did M.Phil. in law from Glasgow Caledonian University. Thus he is a well-educated person and a highly qualified man.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
Iranian President always appears in the traditional clothes of Ian. He has a long white beard. Hassan Rouhani has a decent tall height of 5 feet 7 inches which is equal to 1.7 m.
His weight according to an estimate is 75 kg. From the appearance, he looks like a very nice person and is also a very intellectual person. He wears glasses and always appears in a white and black outfit.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The president of Iran, Rouhani married his 6 years younger cousin. In the year 1968, Hassan tied the knot with his wife named Sahebeh Arabi. After marriage, she changed her last name to Rouhani.
After their wedding, they got blessed with 5 children, 2 sons, and 3 daughters. One of his sons died in some unknown circumstances. Majid Rouhani and Mohammed Rouhani are his sons and the name of his daughters is not known.
In his personal life, he is also active on social media and is present on Twitter and Instagram. On Twitter, he has 1.1 million fans and on Instagram, he has 2.2 million followers.
He is a very open-minded person and runs his politics on the basis of the betterment of the women in Iran and woman empowerment.
Some Interesting Facts about Hassan Rouhani
|Real Full Birth Name||Hassan Fereydoun.
|Famous Name||Hassan Rouhani.
|Famous as||Prime Minister of Iran.|
|Age (As of 2019)||71 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||12 November 1948.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Scorpio.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Haj Asadollah Feridon.
Mother: Sakineh Peivandi.
|Siblings||1. Hossein Feridon.
2. 3 sisters (Name not Known).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Kids||2 sons and 3 daughters.|
|Social media||Instagram: hrouhani (2.2 million followers).
Twitter: @HassanRouhani (1.1 million fans).
|Highest Qualification||PhD in law.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Alma mater||1. The University of Tehran.
2. Glasgow Caledonian University.
|Cars||1. Land Cruiser.
2. Mercedes S-class.
|Net worth||$ 1 million USD (As in 2019).|
Political Career, Salary, Wealth & Net worth
As we all know he is the 7th prime minister of Iran and is entered politics at a very early age. He is the follower of the Iranian Leader named Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. He joined his revolutionary movement against the king of Iran named Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.
Rouhani was only 17 years old at that time. He even got arrested many times during the movement. He did struggle in the movement for about 2 decades with Khomeini.
In the year 1980, he got selected as a member of the Parliament of Iran. He even held the leadership of the supervisory council of IRIB.
In the Iran-Iraq war, he was a member of the defense counsel. Because of the participation in movement and of his liberal views he got viewed as an idol candidate for the elections of Prime Minister of Iran.
So he participated and declared his participation on May 7, 2013. His main competition was Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. But, Rouhani won the elections when the results got declared On 15 June 2013.
Obviously, as a President, he enjoys a very lavish lifestyle, travels in a Mercedes S-class. Hassan Rouhani has a net worth of $500k US dollars as in the year 2020.
After getting selected as the prime minister he worked in the field to make the condition of women better in his country and also tried to improve the education system.
Again in 2017 he participated in the elections for the prime minister and won again. In the capital of Iran, he lives with his wife and other family members in a government residential building.
- Hassan Rouhani got awarded by the “Order of Nasr” and “Order of Fath”.
- His Ph.D. Thesis got blamed for Plagiarism.
- He worked for SNSC for the term of 16 years.
- Rouhani is a supporter of women’s rights.
- His brother Hossein Fereydoun has been a governor and ambassador for Iran.
- After 1979 in the year 2013 he made a telephonic conversation with American President Barack Obama.
- His nickname is Diplomat Sheikh.