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Ayatollah Khomeini

Ayatollah KhomeiniAKA Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini

Born: 24-Sep-1902
Birthplace: Khomein, Iran
Died: 3-Jun-1989
Location of death: Tehran, Iran
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate
Remains: Buried, Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery, Tehran, Iran

Gender: Male
Religion: Shia Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Iran
Executive summary: Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran

Wife: (m. 1929, seven children)
Son: Mostafa (d. 1977)
Son: Ahmad Khomeini (d. 1995)

    Supreme Leader of Iran (3-Dec-1979 to 3-Jun-1989, his death)
    Time Person of the Year 1979
    Exiled to Paris, France (1978-79)
    Exiled to Iraq (1965-78)
    Exiled to Turkey (1964-65)
    Granted Asylum by France (1970s)
    Declared Holy War against Iranian Kurds (18-Aug-1979)
    Declared Holy War against Iraq (19-Oct-1980), renounced (Jul-1988)

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