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Ruhollah Khomeyni (1902–1989)

Ruhollah Khomeyni 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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Baraye azadi
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ayatollah Khomeini | Ruhollah Khomeini


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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Personal Quote:

Islam is politics or it is nothing See more »


When the Ayatollah died in 1989, tens of thousands of mourners crowded the streets of Teheran and a small crowd hoisted the bier on their shoulders to carry it themselves. But the shoving crowd was so grief-stricken that they tore the shroud that covered him and knocked his body to the ground. After the crowds were cleared, Khomeini was buried in a metal coffin. See more »

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