He makes his studies at the school of theology of Qom in 1961, he obtains a license of philosophy of the university of Ispahan, then a postgraduate diploma in sciences of Education at the University of Teheran in 1970, later, he turns over to Qom for a course in Ijtihad, (practical of the religious direction).
Its political career begins with its engagement in a campaign anti-Shah under the direction from the ayatollah Khomeini. It organizes political debates and monk. It had chaired the Islamic Center of Hamburg in Germany before the revolution of 1979. In 1989, it is named Minister for the Culture and the Islamic Council under Mirhossein Mousavi. During the Iran-Iraq conflict it is ordering joint forces and chair cell of propaganda of war. He becomes Ministre for the Culture and the Islamic Council between 1989 - 1992. In 1992 it is named to advise cultural of President Ali Akbar Hachémi Rafsandjani.
Khatami was elected president the May 23rd 1997. Its victory with almost 70 % of the voices is due to the vote of the women and of the young people, his program then promised to improve the statute of the woman and answered waitings of Iranian youth partly. He is re-elected for a second mandate the June 8th 2001.
Khatami is regarded in particular by the Westerners as the first president reformist of Iran, its presidential campaign being focused on the rule of law, the democratization and the participation of all the Iranians in the process of political decision. However its policy of reforms runs up against the conservative line of Islamist of its government which control powerful religious organizations like the Council of the Guards. After the failure of its reform in 2002 intended for better controlling the capacity of hard mode, it declares “I withdraw these bills and declares my defeat, so that one does not withdraw with the president the few capacities which remain to him” and “I remain. I did not make the decision to resign and I hope to be able to complete the work that I started and that I could not finish.”
In addition to Persan its native tongue, Khatami usually speaks Arabic, English and German. He is married in Zohreh Sadeghi, he has two girls and a son: Leila (born in 1975), Narges (born in 1981), and Emad (born in 1989).
Simple: Mohammad Khatami
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