Pictures of Akbar Rafsanjani’s private life

He had seven siblings.His father, Mirza Ali Hashemi Behramani, was a pistachio merchant, one of Kerman’s famous businessmen. His mother, Hajie Khanom Mahbibi Hashemi, died at the age of 90 on 21 December 1995. One of his brothers, Mohammad Hashemi, is the former director of IRIB.From childhood onward Rafsanjani did not see himself as a peasant, according to family members.