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Seyyed Hossein Hashemi (Persian: سید حسین هاشمی‎ born 7 July 1953, Sarab, East Azerbaijan)[2] is an Iranian politician who served as Governor of Tehran Province from September 8, 2013 to September 24, 2017.[3] He was previously a member of the Parliament from 1992 to 2012.[3] He was also Head of Department of Industries at the Parliament and also President of Iran's Cycling Federation from 1995 to 2005.[citation needed]

Hossein Hashemi
Hossein Hashemi.jpg
Governor of Tehran Province
In office
8 September 2013 – 24 September 2017
PresidentHassan Rouhani
Preceded byMorteza Tamadon
Succeeded byMohammad Hossein Moghimi
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
3 May 1992 – 26 May 2012
Preceded byJamshid Ghanbari Maman
Succeeded byMohammad Ali Madadi
Majority60,380 (61.8%)[1]
Personal details
Born (1953-07-07) 7 July 1953 (age 66)
Sarab, Iran
Political partyExecutives of Construction Party
Alma materUniversity of Tehran


  1. ^ Majlis results
  2. ^ "خبرگزاری مهر :: Mehr News Agency - سید حسین هاشمی استاندار تهران شد". Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  3. ^ a b "استانداران تهران و مازندران تعیین شدند - سایت خبری تحلیلی تابناك". 2013-09-08. Retrieved 2014-02-02.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mohammad Hossein Moghimi
Deputy Minister of Interior
Preceded by
Morteza Tamadon
Governor of Tehran
Succeeded by
Mohammad Hossein Moghimi
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Asghar Ebrahimi
President of Cycling Federation of Iran
Succeeded by
Amir Reza Vaezi-Ashtiani