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Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati

Ayatollah Ahmad JannatiAKA Ahmad Jannati

Born: 1926
Birthplace: Isfahan, Iran

Gender: Male
Religion: Shia Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Politician, Religion

Nationality: Iran
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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