|Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati|
AKA Ahmad Jannati
Birthplace: Isfahan, Iran
Religion: Shia Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Politician, Religion
Executive summary: Head of Iran's Guardian Council
Conservative Ayatollah, considers support for Hezbollah a "duty." He is also responsible for the 2004 crackdowns on reformist candidates, excluding thousands of them from electoral eligibility to ensure a more conservative bent in the nation's governing bodies. The reason given he explained as "financial and moral corruption, espionage and security, smuggling, and matters of that kind."
Iranian Official Leader, Guardian Council
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