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Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini, 1st Supreme Leader Of Iran

Birthplace: Khomein, Markazi, Iran
Death: Died in Tehran, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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Son of Seyyed Mostafa Musavi and Hajar Ahmadi
Husband of Khadijeh Saqafi
Father of Mostafa Khomeini; Seyyed Mostafa Khomeini; Ahmad Khomeini; <private> Mostafavi; <private> Mostafavi and 1 other
Brother of Nureddin Hindi

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Sayyid Ruhollah Mostafavi Musavi Khomeini (سید روح‌اللّه مصطفوی موسوی خمینی, Persian pronunciation: [ruːholˈlɑːhe muːsæˈviːje xomeiˈniː], 22 September 1902 – 3 June 1989) was an Iranian religious leader and politician, and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which saw the overthrow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. Following the revolution, Khomeini became the country's Supreme Leader, a position created in the constitution as the highest ranking political and religious authority of the nation, which he held until his death.

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September 24, 1901
Khomein, Markazi, Iran
Age 25
December 12, 1930
Age 29
Qom, Qom, Iran
March 15, 1946
Age 44
Qom, Qom, Iran
March 1989
Age 87
Tehran, Tehran, Tehran, Iran