Khamenei Ali

Kha·me·nei

 (kə-mā′nē, KHä-, KHä′mā-nē′), Ayatollah (Seyyed) Ali Born 1939.
Iranian cleric and politician who served as president (1981-1989) and became head of state in 1989. He participated in the Islamic revolution of 1979 and has opposed Western influence in Iran.