List of mayors of Tehran

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Mayor of Tehran
Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf 2013.png
Incumbent
Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

since September 17, 2005
Residence Shahrdari's Building
Appointer City Council
Term length Five years
Inaugural holder Khalil Khan Saghfi
Formation 1908
Website Official website

The Mayor of Tehran is an elected politician who, along with the Tehran’s City Council of 31 members, is accountable for the strategic government of Tehran. Since 17 September 2005, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf holds the position. Previously, the position was held by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian President.

List[edit]

Mayors appointed by Ministers of Interior[edit]

  • Khalil-Khan Saghfi Alam-Edoleh (1908–1910)
  • Mirza Abbaskhan Mohandes Bashi Hodud (1910–1913)
  • Ebrahim-Khan Yomn-Olsaltaneh Monaghah (1914–1920)
  • Seyed Zia-Edin Tabatabai (1920–1923)

Mayors appointed by Governors[edit]

  • Bozaar Jomehri (1923–1934)
  • Gholi Hooshmand (1934–1938)
  • Ghasem Soor-Esrafil (1938–1940)
  • Ali Asghar Foruzan (1940–1941)
  • Mostafa Gholi Ram (1941)
  • Mohammad Sajjadi (1941–1942)
  • Mehdi Emadolsaltaneh (1942–1943)
  • Fazlollah Bahrami (1943)
  • Abbasgholi Golshaeeyan (1943–1944)
  • Gholam-Hossein Ebtehaj (1944–1945)
  • Mahmood Nariman (1945)
  • Mehdi Mashayekhi (1945–1947)
  • Mohammad Khalatbari (1947)
  • Hesamedin Dolatabadi (1947–1949)
  • Mohammad Mehran (1949–1950)
  • Mehdi Namdar (1950–1951)
  • Arsalan Khalatbari (1951)
  • Mohammad Mehran (1951–1952)
  • Nostratollah Amini (1952–1953)
  • Mohsen Nasr (1953)
  • Mohammad-Ali Saffari (1953–1954)
  • Gholam-Hossein Ebtehaj (1954–1955)
  • Nosratollah Montasser (1955)
  • Mahmoud Davaloo (1957–1958)
  • Mousa Maham (1958–1959)
  • Nasser Zolfaghari (1959–1960)
  • Fathollah Forood (1960–1961)
  • Mohsen Nasr (1961–1962)
  • Ahmad Nafisi (1962–1963)
  • Ali Akbar Tavana (1963)
  • Ziaedin Shadman (1963–1965)
  • Mohandes Taghi Sarlak (1965–1967)
  • Mohammad-Ali Saffari (1967)
  • Manouchehr Pirooz (1967–1968)
  • Javad Shahrestani (1968–1969)
  • Gholamreza Nikpey (1969–1977)
  • Javad Shahrestan (1977–1979)
  • Mohammad Tavasoli (1979–1980)
  • Reza Zavarehi (1980)
  • Jamal ol-din Neek Ravesh (1980–1981)
  • Gholam-Hossein Deljoo (1981–1982)
  • Mohammad Kazem Seyfian (1982–1983)
  • Hossein Bonakdar (1983)
  • Mohamad Nabi Habibi (1983–1987)
  • Morteza Tabatabaei (1987–1988)

Mayors elected by City Council[edit]

Khalil Khan Saghfi, first Mayor of Tehran

      Independent       Conservative       Reformist

# Name Image Term start Term end Political Party
50 Gholamhossein Karbaschi Karbaschi.jpg 1988 1998 Executives of Construction Party
51 Morteza Alviri No image.svg 1998 2001 Executives of Construction Party
52 Hassan Malekmadani No image.svg 2001 2002 Executives of Construction Party
_ Mohmmad Hossein Moghimi (Acting) Mohammad Hossein Moghimi.jpg 2002 2003 Independent
53 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.jpg 2003 2005 Abadgaran
_ Ali Saeedlou (Acting) Ali Saeedlou.JPG 2005 2005 Abadgaran
54 Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf cropped.jpg 2005 Incumbent Islamic Society of Engineers

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