Mohsen Rezaee

Mohsen Rezaee

Iranian Politician
Born Sep 9, 1954

Mohsen Rezaee Mirgha'ed, also spelled Rezaei, Rezai and Rezaie, born Sabzevar Rezaee Mirgha'ed, is an Iranian politician, economist and former military commander, currently the Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Before that, Rezaee was the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Chief Commander for 16 years.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born on September 9, 1954.


1969 14 Years Old When he was to begin studying at a school run by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) in 1969, Rezaei moved to the city of Ahvaz. … Read More


1979 24 Years Old 1 More Event
After the 1979 Islamic Revolution, seven armed Muslim groups teamed up and established the Islamic Revolution Mujahideen Organization to safeguard the nascent Islamic Revolution.
1981 26 Years Old Rezaei joined the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and later was appointed chief of its intelligence division. He became the IRGC's chief commander of in 1981, when he was 27 years old, and remained in the post until he announced his retirement from all of his military posts. … Read More


1986 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, he was named member of the Supreme Defense Council. Rezaee was removed from the IRGC in 1997 due to pressures from the followers of the then president Mohammad Khatami. … Read More
1992 37 Years Old The attack on the Jewish cultural center came two years after the 1992 terrorist bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires.


1998 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Rezaei's son, Ahmad, defected to the United States, where he told officials that the attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires was planned in Tehran. … Read More


2005 50 Years Old He returned to Iran in 2005, recanting his statements.
Dubbed a "perennial candidate", Rezaei ran as a conservative presidential candidate in the 2009 elections, coming third with 1.7 percent of the vote, behind winner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and reformist runner-up Mir-Hossein Mousavi.
2011 56 Years Old 1 More Event
However, he later migrated to the United Arab Emirates in 2011.
2012 57 Years Old Rezaei announced his run for presidency in October 2012.
2013 58 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also a candidate in 2013 presidential election and received 3,884,412 votes. … Read More


2015 60 Years Old It is reported that he has returned to IRGC in 2015. Rezaei was a candidate of the presidential election of 2005, but withdrew on 15 June 2005, only two days before the election. … Read More
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