Ali-Akbar Parvaresh

Ali Akbar Parvaresh (Persian: علی اکبر پرورش‎‎; 1942 – 27 December 2013) was an Iranian politician. He was Minister of Education from 1981 to 1985 and also a parliament member for three terms, first elected in 1980 and served again from 1988 to 1996. He was a presidential candidate twice, thefirst time in July 1981 election which he received 401,035 (2.8% of votes) and the second time in October 1981 election gained 341,841 (2.1%) and ranked second after Ali Khamenei. He was deputy to Secretary-General of Islamic Coalition Party until 2001.[3]

Ali Akbar Parvaresh
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Minister of Education
In office
10 August 1981 – 10 August 1985
Prime MinisterMohammad-Javad Bahonar
Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi
Mir-Hossein Mousavi
Preceded byMohammad-Javad Bahonar
Succeeded byKazem Akrami
First Deputy of the Parliament of Iran
In office
16 May 1980 – 9 August 1981
Preceded byOffice vacant
Succeeded byMohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 1988 – 28 May 1996
Majority120,943 (38.1%)[1]
In office
5 May 1980 – 9 August 1981
Majority232,322 (71.7%)[2]
Member of Assembly of Experts for Constitution
In office
15 August 1979 – 15 November 1979
ConstituencyIsfahan Province
Majority710,726 (75.1%)
Personal details
Born1942 (1942)
Isfahan, Iran
Died27 December 2013(2013-12-27) (aged 70–71)
Isfahan, Iran
Political partyIslamic Coalition Party
Alma materUniversity of Isfahan
University of Tehran


Assembly seats
Unknown 1st Vice Speaker of Parliament of Iran
Succeeded by
Mohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha
Preceded by
Asadollah Bayat Zanjani
2nd Vice Speaker of Parliament of Iran
Succeeded by
Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani
Party political offices
New title Deputy Secretary-General of the Islamic Coalition Party
Succeeded by
Mohammad Nabi Habibi