Effat Marashi

Effat Marashi
Effat Marashi at the farewell of former president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.jpg
Marashi at the funeral of her husband
BornEffat Marashi
1935 (age 82–83)
Kerman, Iran
NationalityIranian
Known forFirst Lady of Iran (1989–1997)
Spouse(s)Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(m. 1958–2017, his death)
ChildrenFatemeh
Mohsen
Faezeh
Mehdi
Yasser
RelativesHossein Marashi (cousin)

Effat Marashi (Persian: عفت مرعشی‎), is the widow of Iranian politician and former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.[1]

2009 protests

In 2009, during election protests she was quoted as saying: "If people see that [the government] has cheated, they should protest on the streets".

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: İffət Mərəşi
فارسی: عفت مرعشی