Ali Khamenei vs Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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Supreme Leader of Iran
President of Iran
$95 Billion
Net worth 2018
$5 Million
Spiritual & Religious Leaders
Industry
Presidents
Mashhad
Residence
Aradan, Iran
Iranian
Country
Iranian
17/07/1939
BirthDay
28/10/1956
Height
1.57 m
Education
Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
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1997

But when President Mohammad Khatami assumed office in 1997, the two men did not enjoy a smooth relationship as their ideologies often conflicted

1990

He had a peaceful working relationship with President Hashemi Rafsanjani in the early 1990s

1989

The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ruhollah Khomeini, died in 1989 and Ali Khamenei succeeded him, assuming the role of the new Supreme Leader of Iran on 4 June 1989

1981

Shortly afterwards, the President Mohammad Rajai was assassinated and Khamenei was elected President of Iran by a landslide vote in the Iranian presidential elections in October 1981, becoming the first cleric to serve in this office

1980

The 1980s was a turbulent time in Iran and he helped guide the nation during the Iraq-Iran War and forged ties with the Revolutionary Guards

1979

He played a key role in the 1979 Iranian revolution, which led to the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty and establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran

1958

In 1958, he traveled to Qom where he attended the classes of Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi and Ruhollah Khomeini, eventually becoming involved in the Islamic activities of 1963

1939

He was born on 17 July 1939 as the second of eight children to Seyyed Javad Khamenei and Khadijeh Mirdamadi in Mashhad, Iran

2013

In 2013, after the end of his Presidential term he left the Sa'dabad Palace, official residence of the President of Iran

2012

In March 2012, he became the first Iranian President to be questioned by the Islamic Consultative Assembly for issues relating to his presidency

2011

In 2011, many members of the Iranian parliament threatened to impeach his office, after he merged eight government ministries and removed three ministers without prior notice to the parliament

2010

In 2010, his remark on the 9/11 attacks at the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly created controversy

2009

In July 2009, his government faced crisis after he fired four of his ministers

2007

In 2007, he came out with a special ‘gas rotating plan’ to cut down fuel consumption

2006

In 2006, his team lost in the Iranian council elections

2005

In 2005, he contested for the office of the President of Iran and defeated the former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

2003

In 2003, he officially took office as the Mayor of Tehran

1993

In May 1993, he took office as the Governor of Ardabil, a province in Iran

1977

In 1977, he graduated from the same university with a PhD in 'transportation engineering and planning'

1966

The next year, during the 66th session he made comments of similar nature

1956

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born on 28 October 1956, in Aradan, Iran, to Ahmad, a Shia barber, and grocer, who used to teach the Quran