Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
 


 

Age: 82



Summary: 
former president of Iran from 1989 to 1997 who remained among the ruling elite despite his moderate views as a political survivor and multi-millionaire mogul, whose mix of sly wit and reputation for cunning moves (both in politics and business) earned him a host of nicknames such as Akbar Shah (or Great King) during a life that touched every major event in Iranian affairs since before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.




Cause of Death: After a heart attack



Born: August 25, 1934


 
Died: January 8, 2017



Location:
Tehran, Iran