The image is from Wikipedia Commons
Marzieh Hadidchi Dabbaq
|Member of the Parliament of Iran|
3 May 1996 – 3 May 2000
28 May 1984 – 28 May 1996
|Constituency||Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr|
(1939-06-12)12 June 1939
|Died||17 November 2016(2016-11-17) (aged 77)
|Political party||Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic|
|Profession||Politician, Military Commander|
|Awards||Medal of Altruism (3rd Order)|
|Branch/service||Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps|
|Years of service||1979–1984|
|Battles/wars||1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran
Marzieh Hadidchi (Persian: مرضیه حدیدچی, 12 June 1939 – 17 November 2016), also known as Marzieh Dabbaq and Tahere Dabagh, was an Iranian Islamist activist, political prisoner, military commander in the Iran–Iraq War, a politician and representative of Hamedan in the Iranian parliament in the second, third, fourth and the fifth Majles. She was also one of the founders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
She started her political activities with the Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Saidi circle. She was arrested by SAVAK in 1972 and severely tortured. SAVAK also arrested and tortured her 14-year-old daughter (Rezvaneh Mirza Dabagh).
She escaped prison by Mohammad Montazeri's efforts and went to London with a fake passport and after 6 months she moved to Lebanon, where she learned military tactics under supervision of Mostafa Chamran. She accompanied Ayatollah Khomeini during his exile in Paris.
After the revolution, she became the chief of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Hamedan. She was one of the three messengers of Ayatollah Khomeini to Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in 1988.
She has been the representative of Parliament of Iran for three terms. She had headed The Association of the Women of the Islamic Republic from 1987 until 2012. She died on 17 November 2016 at Tehran's Khatam Anbia Hospital after long illness. She was buried on the following day in near Mausoleum of Khomeini in Behesht-e Zahra.
- This page is based on the Wikipedia article Marzieh Hadidchi; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA.