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 known for his hardliner views and nuclearisation of Iran. 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, reversing many of his predecessor's reforms.
Former Iranian President Mahmoud AhmadinejadBy Tom
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