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Ayatollah Khomeini (1902–1989)

Ayatollah Khomeini was born on September 24, 1902 in Khomein, Iran as Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Hindizadeh. He died on June 3, 1989 in Tehran, Iran. See full bio »


(age 86) in Tehran, Iran

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Ruhollah Khomeini


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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Neither does Jimmy Carter have the guts for military action, nor does anyone listen to him. See more »


In 1988 he issued a legal edict, or fatwa, saying Salman Rushdie should be killed for his novel, "The Satanic Verses". See more »

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