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List of mayors of Tehran

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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 27 August 2017, Mohammad-Ali Najafi is the mayor of Tehran. Previously, the position was held by Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, who held office for 12 years.

Mayor of Tehran
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Incumbent
Mohammad-Ali Najafi

since 27 August 2017
Residence Shahrdari's Building
Appointer City Council
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Khalil Khan Saghfi
Formation 1908
Website Official website

Contents

ListEdit

Mayors appointedEdit

# Name Image Term start Term end Political Party
Khalil-Khan Saghafi Alam-Edoleh (fa)   1908 1910
Mirza Abbaskhan Mohandes Bashi Hodud 1910 1913
Ebrahim-Khan Yomn-Olsaltaneh Monaghah [1] 1914 1921
Seyed Zia-Edin Tabatabai   1921
# Name Image Term start Term end Political Party
Bozaar Jomehri 1923 / 1302 SH [1] 1934
Gholi Hooshmand [1] 1934 1938
Ghasem Soor-Esrafil [1] 1938 1940
Ali Asghar Foruzan [1] 1940 1941
Mostafa Gholi Ram (fa) [1] 1941 / 1320 SH 1941
Mohammad Sajjadi (fa) [1]   1941 / 1320 SH 1942
Mehdi Emadolsaltaneh [1] 1942 1943
Fazlollah Bahrami [1] 1942 1943
Abbasgholi Golshaeeyan (fa) [1] 1943 / 1322 SH 1944
Gholam-Hossein Ebtehaj [1] 1944 1945
Mahmood Nariman (fa) [1] 1945 / 1324 SH 1945
Mehdi Mashayekhi [1] 1945 1947
Mohammad Khalatbari [1] 1947 1947
Hesamedin Dolatabadi (fa) [1] 1947 / 1326 SH 1949
Mohammad Mehran (fa) [1] 1949 / 1328 SH 1950
Mehdi Namdar [1] 1950 1951
Arsalan Khalatbari [1] 1951 1951
Mohammad Mehran (fa) [1] 1951 1952
Nostratollah Amini (fa) [1] 1952 / 1331 SH 1953
Mohsen Nasr [1] 1953 1953
Mohammad-Ali Saffari (fa) [1] 1954 / 1332 SH 1954
Gholam-Hossein Ebtehaj (fa) [1] 1954 / 1333 SH 1955
Nosratollah Montasser (fa) [1] 1955 / 1334 SH 1956
Mahmoud Davaloo [1] 1956 1957
Mousa Maham (fa) [1] 1957 / 1337 SH 1959
Nasser Zolfaghari [1] 1959 1960
Fathollah Forood [1] 1960 1961
Mohsen Nasr [1] 1961 1962
Ahmad Nafisi (fa) [1] 1962 / 1341 SH 1963
Ali Akbar Tavana [1] 1963 1963
Ziaedin Shadman (fa) [1]   1963 / 1342 SH 1965
Mohandes Taghi Sarlak (fa) [1] 1965 / 1344 SH 1967
Mohammad-Ali Saffari (fa) [1] 1967 1967
Manouchehr Pirooz (fa) [1] 1967 1968
Javad Shahrestani 1968 1969
Gholamreza Nikpey   1969 1978
Javad Shahrestani 1978 1979

Post-1979Edit

No. Portrait Name Term in office Affiliation[2] Appointer
Assumed Left
1   Mohammad Tavasoli February 1979 5 January 1981 Freedom Movement Mehdi Bazargan
Acting   Reza Zavare'i 5 January 1981 14 January 1981 Islamic Coalition Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani
2 Kamaleddin Nikravesh 14 January 1981[3] September 1981 Islamic Coalition Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani[3]
3 Gholam-Hossein Deljou September 1981 14 October 1982 Islamic Coalition Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani
4 Kazem Seyfian 14 October 1982[4] 24 August 1983 Islamic Coalition Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri[4]
Acting Hossein Bonakdar 24 August 1983[5] January 1984 Islamic Coalition Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri[5]
5   Mohammad-Nabi Habibi January 1984[6] December 1987 Islamic Coalition Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri[6]
6 Morteza Tabatabaei December 1987[7] January 1990 N/A Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour[7]
7   Gholamhossein Karbaschi January 1990 April 1998 N/A Abdollah Nouri
Executives of Construction (Since 1996)

Mayors elected by City CouncilEdit

No. Portrait Name Term in office Affiliation Term
Assumed Left
1   Morteza Alviri 1 June 1999[8] 19 February 2002
(Resigned 13 February)[9]
Executives of Construction 1st
Acting   Mohammad Haghani 19 February 2002[10] 4 March 2002 N/A
2 Mohammad-Hassan Malekmadani 4 March 2002[11]
(Designated 25 February)[10]
20 January 2003 Executives of Construction
Acting   Mohammad-Hossein Moghimi 20 January 2003[12] 3 May 2003 Executives of Construction N/A
3   Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 3 May 2003[13] 28 June 2005[14] Alliance of Builders 2nd
Acting   Ali Saeidlou 28 June 2005[14]
(Designated 26 June)[15]
4 September 2005 Alliance of Builders
4   Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf 4 September 2005[16] 22 August 2017 N/A
Progress and Justice Population 3rd
4th
Acting   Mostafa Salimi 27 August 2017[17] N/A 5th
5   Mohammad-Ali Najafi 27 August 2017[18]
(Designated 10 August)[19]
Incumbent Executives of Construction

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai "Previous Mayors". Tehran Municipality, Public & International Relations Department. Retrieved 3 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Political Positions of All Tehran Mayors", Donya-e Eqtesad, 11 February 2017, DEN-1170644, retrieved 30 July 2017 – via Shargh 
  3. ^ a b "News", MEED, Economic East Economic Digest Ltd, 25 (1–13): 18, 23 January 1981, Kamaleddin Nikravesh was on 14 January appointed mayor of Tehran. 
  4. ^ a b "Tehran Mayor Resigns After Criticism", Near East/North Africa Report, Foreign Broadcast Information Service, Joint Publications Research Service (2648): 45, 1982 – via Islamic Republic News Agency, 16 Oct 82 — Interior Minister Nateq-Nuri appointed Mohammad Kazem Sayfiyan as the temporary mayor of Tehran Thursday following the resignation of Gholamhussein Delju. 
  5. ^ a b "News", MEED, Economic East Economic Digest Ltd, 27: 22, 1983, The controversy over the shortages is also thought to be behind the 24 August resignation of Tehran mayor Kazem Seyfian. The Interior Ministry said Hossain Bonakdar had been appointed supervisor of Tehran municipality pending the appointment of a new mayor. 
  6. ^ a b "Interior Minister Introduces Tehran's New Mayor", Daily Report: South Asia, Foreign Broadcast Information Service, Joint Publications Research Service, 84 (1–21): 14, 1984, Interior Minister Hojjat olEslam Nateq-Nuri introduced Tehran's new mayor Mohammad Nabi Habibi to a... 
  7. ^ a b Impact International. News & Media. 24 December 1987. p. ccxii. The interior ministry deputy for Tehran's municipal affairs, Murtuza Tabatabai has been appointed new mayor of Tehran. The erstwhile mayor Muhammad Nabi Habibi was attached as an adviser to the minister of interior, All Akbar Mohtashemi. 
  8. ^ "Alviri Elected Mayor of Tehran". Hamshahri (in Persian). 2 June 1999. 
  9. ^ "Mayor of Tehran Resigned". Hamshahri (in Persian) (2650). 14 February 2002. 
  10. ^ a b "City Council's Statement Regarding Electing New Mayor". Hamshahri (in Persian) (2661). 26 February 2002. 
  11. ^ "Mayor of Tehran Starts Working". Hamshahri (in Persian) (2667). 5 March 2002. 
  12. ^ "Mohmmad Hossein Moghimi Acting Mayor of Tehran; Appointed by Interior Minister". Hamshahri (in Persian) (2964). 21 January 2003. 
  13. ^ "Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Became Mayor of Tehran Gaining Majority of the City Council Votes". Hamshahri (in Persian). 4 May 2003. 
  14. ^ a b "Municipality Spending Income of "Parkban Plan" to Improve Traffic: Chamran". Hamshahri (in Persian) (3735). 29 June 2005. 
  15. ^ "Acting Mayor Decided". Hamshahri (in Persian) (3733). 27 June 2003. 
  16. ^ "Ghalibaf Became Mayor of Tehran". Hamshahri (in Persian) (3792). 5 September 2005. 
  17. ^ "Tehran City Council Names Caretaker Mayor", Tasnim News Agency, 27 August 2017, 1502807, retrieved 27 August 2017 
  18. ^ "Tehran Mayor Takes Office", Financial Tribune, 29 August 2017, 1502807, retrieved 29 August 2017 
  19. ^ "Incoming City Council Elects Najafi as Tehran Mayor", Tasnim News Agency, 10 August 2017, 1488155, retrieved 10 August 2017