Ali Khamenei

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Ali Khamenei
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2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Assumed office
4 June 1989
President
Preceded byRuhollah Khomeini
3rd President of Iran
In office
9 October 1981 – 16 August 1989[1]
Prime MinisterMir-Hossein Mousavi
Supreme LeaderRuhollah Khomeini
Himself
Preceded byMohammad-Ali Rajai
Succeeded byAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Personal details
Born (1939-04-19) April 19, 1939 (age 83)
Mashhad , Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran Iran
Political partyIslamic Republic Party (when president)

Grand Ayatollah audio speaker iconSeyyed ‘Ali Hossayni Khamene’i (Persian pronunciation)  (Persian: آیت‌الله سید علی حسینی خامنه‌ای ayatollah Seyyed `Ali Ḥoseyni Khamene'i) (born 19 April 1939)[2] also known as Seyyed Ali Khamene'i,[3][4] is the current Supreme Leader of Iran. He was the president of Iran from 1981 to 1989.

References[change | change source]

  1. "letter to Hashemi Rafsanjani and resignation from presidency" (in Persian). Khamenei.ir. 16 August 1989. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. "Detailed biography of Ayatollah Khamenei, Leader of Islamic Revolution". Khamenei.ir. 23 September 2013.
  3. "The Office of the Supreme Leader, Sayyid Ali Khamenei". Archived from the original on 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2007-04-28.
  4. "Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei".

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