Mohammad Khatami

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Iran

About

Iranian politician, theologian, and scholar who served from 1997-2005 as President of Iran. Previously, he had held office as Iranian Minister of Culture.

Before Fame

He studied at Isfahan University and Tehran University and later served in the Iranian Parliament.

Trivia

A Shiite Muslim theologian and political reformer, he proposed a "Dialogue Among Civilizations" -- an idea that the United Nations quickly embraced.

Family Life

With his wife, Zohreh Sadeghi, he raised three children.

Associated With

He and Mohammad Reza Shah were both leaders of Iran.