|Gholam Hossein Elham|
Gholam Hossein Elham, 2016
|Minister of Justice|
15 January 2007 – 9 August 2009
Acting: 28 December 2006 – 15 January 2007
|Preceded by||Jamal Karimi-Rad|
|Succeeded by||Morteza Bakhtiari|
|Chief of Staff of the President of Iran|
10 August 2005 – 30 July 2009
|Preceded by||Ali Khatami|
|Succeeded by||Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei|
|Spokesperson of the Government of Iran|
1 November 2011 – 2 August 2013
|Preceded by||Shamseddin Hosseini and Mohammad Reza Rahimi|
|Succeeded by||Mohammad Bagher Nobakht|
6 August 2005 – 25 August 2009
|Preceded by||Abdollah Ramezanzadeh|
|Succeeded by||Shamseddin Hosseini and Mohammad Reza Rahimi|
1959 (age 56–57)|
Andimeshk, Khuzestan Province, Iran
|Political party||Alliance of Builders|
|Alma mater||Tarbiat Modares University|
|Awards||Order of Service (2nd class)|
Gholam-Hossein Elham (غلامحسین الهام, born 1959) is an Iranian politician who held several posts during the term of the former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.
Elham was born in western Iran in 1959. He holds a PhD in criminology from Tarbiat Modares University.
Elham was a member of the Guardian Council from 2003 to 2008 and also held the post of spokesperson of the council. He served as government spokesperson during the first term of the former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad.
He was appointed minister of justice upon the death of Jamal Karimi-Rad. He was in office until 2009 when Morteza Bakhtiari replaced him in the post. Elham served as Ahmedinejad's representative to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting's supervisory council.
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