Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. President of Iran. Seminar By Steven Slade. Where is Iran?. The Man from Iran. Mahmoud was born in Garmsar near Tehran (the capitol of Iran). Born: October 28, 1956…making him 51 years old. He is married with two sons and one daughter. Education and Political Rise.
President of Iran
“It’s possible and we can do it.”
- Mahmoud’s campaign motto, 2005
- “The Supreme Leader is elected by the Assembly of Experts, which is also in charge of overseeing the Supreme Leader, and has the power to dismiss and replace him at any time. As the name indicates, the Supreme Leader is considered as the ultimate head of the Iranian political and governmental establishment, above that of Iran's president. According to the constitution, he has the last say in internal and foreign policies, control of the army Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and control of state broadcast.”
Ayatollah Khamenei (current Supreme Leader of Iran)