Ali Kordan (23 October 1958 – 22 November 2009) was an Iranian conservative politician who served in the Revolutionary Guards, the judiciary and as deputy oil minister, before becoming interior minister of Iran in 2008 for just 90 days. He was impeached by the Iranian Parliament on 4 November 2008 after a doctorate he claimed to hold turned out to be fraudulent.
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... In August 2008, Dr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, appointed Ali Kordan as Iran's interior minister ... Kordan's appointment has been criticized by Iranian parliamentarians, media and analysts after it came to light that a doctoral degree allegedly awarded to Ali Kordan was fabricated, and that the ... announced that he was against impeachment of Ali Kordan by Iranian parliament ...
... Kordan died of multiple myeloma at Tehran's Masihe Daneshvari hospital on 22 November 2009 he was believed to be 51 years old ...
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