Iran: Presidents of the Republic: 1979-2016

Ra’īs-i Jumhūr | President of the Republic
4 Feb 1980 - 22 Jun 1981 Abū al-Ḥasan Banī-Ṣadr
Shūrā-i Muwaqqat-i Ri’āsat-i Jumhūrī | Provisional Presidency-of-the-Republic Council
22 Jun 1981 - 2 Aug 1981 Muḥammad ‘Alī Rajā’ī
22 Jun 1981 - 2 Aug 1981 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn ‘Alī Akbar Hāshimī-Rafsanjanī [1]
22 Jun 1981 - 28 Jun 1981 Āyat Allāh Sayyid Muḥammad Ḥusaynī-Bihishtī
29 Jun 1981 - 2 Aug 1981 Āyat Allāh al-‘Uẓmā Sayyid ‘Abd al-Karīm Mūsawī-Ardabīlī
Ra’īs-i Jumhūr | President of the Republic
2 Aug 1981 - 30 Aug 1981 Muḥammad ‘Alī Rajā’ī (x) [2]
Shūrā-i Muwaqqat-i Ri’āsat-i Jumhūrī | Provisional Presidency-of-the-Republic Council
30 Aug 1981 - 13 Oct 1981 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn ‘Alī Akbar Hāshimī-Rafsanjanī (x)
30 Aug 1981 - 13 Oct 1981 Āyat Allāh al-‘Uẓmā Sayyid ‘Abd al-Karīm Mūsawī-Ardabīlī (x)
2 Sep 1981 - 13 Oct 1981 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn Muḥammad Riḍā Mahdawī-Kanī
Ra’īs-i Jumhūr | President of the Republic
13 Oct 1981 - 17 Aug 1989 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn Sayyid Muḥammad ‘Alī Ḥusaynī-Khāmini’ī [3]
17 Aug 1989 - 3 Aug 1997 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn ‘Alī Akbar Hāshimī-Rafsanjanī (x)
3 Aug 1997 - 3 Aug 2005 Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn Sayyid ‘Alī Muḥammad Khātamī-Ardakānī [4]
3 Aug 2005 - 3 Aug 2013 Maḥmūd Aḥmadī-nizhād [5][6]
3 Aug 2013 - Ḥujjat al-Islām wa al-Muslimīn Ḥasan Rūḥānī [7]

[1] Original name: ‘Alī Akbar Hāshimī-Bahramānī
[2] Endorsed by the Leader 2 Aug 1981, took oath of office at the session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly 3 Aug 1981.
[3] From 4 Jun 1989: Āyat Allāh al-‘Uẓmā; from the same date: Rahbar
[4] Endorsed by the Leader 3 Aug 1997, took oath of office at the session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly 4 Aug 1997.
[5] Original name: Maḥmūd Sabūrjiyān
[6] Endorsed by the Leader 3 Aug 2005, took oath of office at the session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly 6 Aug 2005.
[7] Original name: Ḥasan Fārīdūn
Last updated on: 06 Sep 2016 07:14:17