Mayor of Tabriz

Mayor of Tabriz
Alireza Navin

since January 1, 2006
Residence Saat Hall
Appointer City Council
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Homayun Vali
Formation 1908

Tabriz is a city authority lies with the mayor, who is elected by a municipal board. The municipal board (City Council) is periodically elected by the city residents. Saat Hall is used as the municipal central office or city hall and municipality meeting take part there. Municipality history in Iran begins in Tabriz from 1908 when Sardar Homayun Vali Qaem selected as the first mayor in Tabriz. Here is the list of mayors of the city from the beginning of municipality in Tabriz (Geri gory Calendar, Iranian Calendar), many of which are notable singers from the 1980s:

Mayors appointed by Ministers of Interior

  • Sardar Homayun Vali Qasem (1908)
  • Hadj Seied Ghafar Nazemol Elalat (1908-1910)
  • Hadj Seif (1910-1911)
  • Rafee Od-Dowla (1912-1914)
  • Esmail Azaam Afkham-o Almolk (1914-1917)
  • Yahya Diba (1917)
  • Rafih Amin (1917)
  • Hadj Seif (1917-1918)
  • Ahmad Khan Mashayeki (1918-1920)
  • Mirza Bolori (1920-1923)

Mayors appointed by Governors

  • Mirza Bolori (1923-192%)
  • Ahmad Neysari (1925-1930)
  • Sedgh-o Alsoltan (1930)
  • Nasrollah Filsufzadeh (1930-1932)
  • Kazem Edalat (1932-1936)
  • Mohammad Ali Khan Tarbiyat (1936-1940)
  • Jalaledin Keyhan (1940-1944)
  • Hosein-qoli Jalili (1944-1948)
  • Alamir Mir Mostefa (1948-1956)
  • Mahmud Khan Ghaffari (1956-1960)
  • Morteza Amin (1960-1970)
  • Abulghasem Jahanghiri (1970)
  • Abdol Hamid Hakimi (1970)
  • Mohammad Hadi (1970)
  • Abdollah Sarreshtehdar (1970)
  • Aliasghar Khan Etesam (1970-1972)
  • Esmail Khan Bahadori (1972-1973)
  • Golamreza Elhami (1973-1974)
  • Eqbal Azar (1974)
  • Atash Bayat Maku (1974-1976)
  • Hamid Varasteh (1976-1980)
  • Hasan Shahidi (1980)
  • Majid Eqtesadkhah (1980)
  • Mohammad-sadeq Pashmineh (1980-1982)
  • Esmail Qadari (1982-1984)
  • Mir-vali Mousavi (1984)
  • Mosen Ezati (1984)
  • Mir Taher Mousavi (1984-1986)
  • Feridoun Darvishzadeh (1986-1996)
  • Mohammad Ashraf-nia (1996-1998)
  • Ebadollah Fathollahi (1998)

Mayors elected by City Council

      Independent       Conservative       Reformist

# Name Term start Term end Political Party
52 Hossein Farhangpour 1998 2001 Independent
53 Ehtesham Hajipour 2001 2006 Islamic Society of Engineers
54 Alireza Navin 2006 Incumbent Islamic Iran Participation Front

See also


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