Religious leader and politician who became the 1st Supreme Leader of Iran after he led the 1979 Revolution against the shah. He notably supported the Islamist students calling themselves Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line, who took control of the American Embassy in Tehran, and held 52 embassy staff members hostage for 444 days.
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|FULL NAME:||Ayatollah Khomeini|
|BIRTH DATE:||September 24, 1902|
|AGE:||117 years old|
Ayatollah Khomeini is a World Leader. His father, Mostafa Hindi, was murdered in 1903, thus leaving his mother to raise him. Prior to his political career, he worked as a lecturer at Najaf and Qom seminaries.
DID YOU KNOW He was named Man of the Year by Time Magazine in 1979.
FACT He issued a fatwa, calling for the death of British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie .
Currently, Ayatollah Khomeini is 117 years old. He will celebrate his 118th birthday on a Wednesday, September 24th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Ayatollah Khomeini’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Ayatollah Khomeini was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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