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date: 26 October 2020

Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi (1934–2017) 

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
 Market House Books Market House Books

Iranian statesman who became president of Iran (1989–97) on the death of Ayatollah Khomeini.Rafsanjani was born near Kerman, the son of a pistachio-nut-farming family of moderate wealth. From the age of fourteen he attended theological college at Qom, where he studied Islamic jurisprudence under ... ...

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