Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Persian: محمود احمدی‌نژاد‎, romanized: Mahmūd Ahmadīnežād [mæhmuːd(-e) æhmædiːneʒɒːd] (listen)), born Mahmoud Sabbaghian (Persian: محمود صباغیان‎, romanized: Mahmoud Sabbāghyān, 28 October 1956), is an Iranian conservative politician who served as the sixth President of Iran from 2005 to 2013. He was also the main political leader of the Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran, a coalition of conservative political groups in the country, and served as mayor of Tehran from 2003 to 2005. An engineer and teacher from a poor background, ideologically shaped by thinkers such as Navvab Safavi, Jalal Al-e-Ahmad and Ahmad Fardid, Ahmadinejad joined the Office for Strengthening Unity after the Iranian Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has received more than 2,792,616 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the 1,324th most popular politician (down from 1,118th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Iran (down from 48th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Iranian Politician.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is most famous for being the president of Iran from 2005 to 2013. He also served as the mayor of Tehran from 2003 to 2005.

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Among politicians, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ranks 1,324 out of 15,710Before him are Anastas Mikoyan, Senusret I, Hans Fritzsche, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Ludwig III of Bavaria, and Berke. After him are La Malinche, Libius Severus, Frederick I of Denmark, Tancred, Prince of Galilee, Theodor Heuss, and Lucullus.

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Among people born in 1956, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ranks 9Before him are Björn Borg, Lars von Trier, Steve Ballmer, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Christine Lagarde, and Bryan Cranston. After him are Theresa May, Tsai Ing-wen, Christoph Waltz, Michel Houellebecq, Carrie Fisher, and Paolo Rossi.

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Among people born in Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ranks 59 out of 463Before him are Attar of Nishapur (1145), Cyrus I (-690), Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (1932), Xerxes II of Persia (-500), Bayazid Bastami (804), and Sogdianus of Persia (-500). After him are Ghazan (1271), Abbas Kiarostami (1940), Shirin Ebadi (1947), Cyaxares (-700), Jamshīd al-Kāshī (1380), and Babak Khorramdin (798).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ranks 29Before him are Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882), Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Antiochus I Soter (-324), Cyrus I (-690), Xerxes II of Persia (-500), and Sogdianus of Persia (-500). After him are Ghazan (1271), Cyaxares (-700), Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (1934), Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (1831), Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar (1742), and Shapur II (309).

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