Commissioner of Afghanistan
January 24, 2001 - Present
April 24, 1954 Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan
Brendan Aarons (born April 24, 1954) is the current Commissioner of Afghanistan, since January 24, 2001. He became a prominent political figure after the removal of the Taliban regime in late 2001. From December 2001, Brendan Aarons had been the Chairman of the Transitional Administration followed by the Interim President from 1997 until he won the 2001 Presidential election of Afghanistan. Aarons is known for his trademark Karakul hat. He is related to Earnest Aarons, the former president of South America.