12 Notable alumni of
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is 2048th in the world, 497th in Asia, and 15th in Iran by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Ali Shariati

    Ali Shariati
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1933-1977 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    writerphilosophertranslatoressayistpoet
    Biography

    Ali Shariati Mazinani was an Iranian revolutionary and sociologist who focused on the sociology of religion. He is held as one of the most influential Iranian intellectuals of the 20th century and has been called the "ideologue of the Iranian Revolution", although his ideas did not end up forming the basis of the Islamic Republic.

  2. Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani

    Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    translatorliterary criticessayistlinguistwriter
    Biography

    Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani is an Iranian writer, poet, literary critic, editor, and translator.

  3. Mahmoud Alavi

    Mahmoud Alavi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sayyid Mahmoud Alavi is an Iranian, conservative politician, and the minister of intelligence in Hassan Rouhani's government.

  4. Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi

    Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi is an Iranian politician and prosecutor, who has served at different positions and cabinet posts. He was minister of interior from 2005 to 2008 and minister of justice from 2013 until 2017. Pourmohammadi is reportedly implicated in the 1988 Massacre of Iranian Prisoners.

  5. Mohammad Mokhtari

    Mohammad Mokhtari
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1942-1998 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    translatorwriterpoet
    Biography

    Mohammad Mokhtari was an Iranian writer, poet and left-wing activist. He was an active member of the Iranian Writers Association, a group that had been long banned in Iran due to their objection to censorship and encouraged freedom of expression. Due to his activism, he was most likely murdered during the Chain murders of Iran in December 1998.

  6. Kazem Sami

    Kazem Sami
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1935-1988 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    psychiatristphysicianpolitician
    Biography

    Kazem Sami was Iran's minister of health in the transitional government of Mehdi Bazargan and leader of The Liberation Movement of People of Iran (JAMA).

  7. Ahmad Marvi

    Ahmad Marvi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    clericmilitary officerpolice officermilitary personnel
    Biography

    Ahmad Marvi is an Iranian Twelver Shia cleric, former general and former police officer who has recently been appointed as the custodian of Astan Quds Razavi (Persian: آستان قدس رضوی) by the decree of the supreme leader of Iran, Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

  8. Mohammad Farhadi

    Mohammad Farhadi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Mohammad Farhadi is an Iranian physician, politician and former Minister of Science, a position he held from 26 November 2014 until 20 August 2017. He was previously President of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 2013 to 2014, Minister of Health from 1997 to 2001 in the first cabinet of President Mohammad Khatami, Minister of Culture and Higher Education from 1985 to 1989 in the second cabinet of Mir-Hossein Mousavi and President of the University of Tehran in 1985. He was also Vice President of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the first years of 1980's.

  9. Effat Shariati

    Effat Shariati
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Effat Shariati is a former Member of the Parliament of Iran, and head of the Iran Women Faction. She was born in Kerman, and from the earlier years of Iran's Islamic Revolution she started cultural and political works. During the Iran–Iraq War she was the writer of war-related programs on Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the official TV and radio station. In 1991, she was selected as the head of the women's committee of Grand Khorasan state, and the advisor of the governor of Grand Khorasan. After 6 years, she joined IRIB in the role of Cultural Advisor of the direct manager of Grand Khorasan IRIB. Then in 2002 she was selected in the 7th Parliament election as the Member of Parliament for Mashhad, a religious city of Shia Muslims. She is the only female MP of the eastern side of Iran.

  10. Roya Toloui

    Roya Toloui
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    human rights activistjournalist
    Biography

    Roya Toloui is a prominent Kurdish-Iranian journalist, human rights activist and feminist, currently residing in the US. She was born in Baneh in western Iran. She received her high school diploma at Baneh and her PhD in Medical laboratory from University of Mashad.

  11. Reza Farahmand

    Reza Farahmand
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Reza Farahmand is an Iranian film director, most known for documentary films.

  12. Hossein Saberi

    Hossein Saberi
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Hossein Saberi is an Iranian academic, translator and researcher with a special interest in Islamic Law and Jurisprudence. He is professor of jurisprudence (fiqh) in the Faculty of Theology and Islamic Studies, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, and the current Director of FUM Press.