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Gholam Hossein Elham

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President  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Religion  Shia Islam
Succeeded by  Morteza Bakhtiari
Preceded by  Ali Khatami
Spouse  Fatemeh Rajabi
President  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Role  Iranian Politician
Preceded by  Jamal Karimi-Rad
Name  Gholam-Hossein Elham

Alma mater  Tarbiat Modares University
Education  Tarbiat Modares University
Political party  Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran

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Gholam-Hossein Elham (Persian: غلامحسین الهام‎‎, born 1959) is an Iranian politician who held several posts during the term of the former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.


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Early life

Elham was born in western Iran in 1959. He holds a PhD in criminology from Tarbiat Modares University.


Elham was a member of the Guardian Council from 2003 to 2008 and also held the post of spokesperson of the council. He served as government spokesperson during the first term of the former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.

He was appointed minister of justice upon the death of Jamal Karimi-Rad. He was in office until 2009 when Morteza Bakhtiari replaced him in the post. Elham served as Ahmedinejad's representative to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting's supervisory council.

Personal life

Elham's spouse, Fatemeh Rajabi, is a journalist known for her support for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and also for her fierce criticism of former-presidents Akbar Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami.


Gholam-Hossein Elham Wikipedia

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