Grand Ayatollah Seyyed ‘Ali Hossayni Khamene’i (Persian pronunciation) (help·info) (Persian: آیتالله سید علی حسینی خامنهای ayatollah Seyyed `Ali Ḥoseyni Khamene'i) (born 19 April 1939) also known as Seyyed Ali Khamene'i, is the current Supreme Leader of Iran. He was the president of Iran from 1981 to 1989.
|2nd Supreme Leader of Iran|
|Assumed office |
4 June 1989
|Preceded by||Ruhollah Khomeini|
|Born||April 19, 1939|
Mashhad , Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran
|Political party||Islamic Republic Party (when president)|