Pirouz Hanachi

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Pirouz Hanachi
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Mayor of Tehran
Assumed office
28 November 2018
Acting: 18–28 November 2018
Preceded byMohammad-Ali Afshani
Personal details
Born (1964-05-22) 22 May 1964 (age 54)[1]
Tehran, Iran
Political partyIndependent Reformist

Pirouz Hanachi (Persian: پیروز حناچی‎; born 22 May 1964 in Tehran) is an Iranian architect, reformist politician and the mayor of Tehran since 28 November 2018, succeeding Mohammad-Ali Afshani.[2][3][4]

Hanachi served as deputy mayor for technical and development. He was appointed deputy mayor for urban development and architecture before his appointment as Tehran's mayor.[5][6]

Early life[edit]

Hanachi was born in Tehran in 1964.[6] He holds a Master of Architecture (1991) and PhD (1999) from the University of Tehran.[7] He served as a professor of architecture in the Fine Arts Faculty at the University of Tehran.[7]


Tehran's city council appointed Hanachi mayor on 13 November 2018. Winning 11 votes out of 21, Hanachi is the third mayor appointed by the fifth Islamic City Council of Tehran, and the 14th after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. [8] He is the third mayor to be elected since reformists swept the city-council elections in May 2017.[9]

Electoral history[edit]

Year Election Votes % Rank Notes
2006 City Council of Tehran Lost


  1. ^ پیروز حناچی کیست؟
  2. ^ "Tehran City Council Elects Pirouz Hanachi as New Mayor". Iran Front Page. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "Iran: Pirouz Hanachi Appointed New Mayor of Tehran". Stratfor. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "New mayor of Tehran appointed". Islamic Republic News Agency. IRNA. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "Tehran City Council elects new mayor". PressTV. Nov 13, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "City Council appoints Pirouz Hanachi as Tehran mayor". Mehr News Agency. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Pirooz Hanachi". Archnet. Aug 26, 2013. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "New mayor of Tehran appointed". Islamic Republic News Agency. IRNA. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "Tehran City Council Elects Third Mayor In 18 Months". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Retrieved Nov 13, 2018.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Mohammad-Ali Afshani
Mayor of Tehran
Succeeded by