Ayatollah Khomeini bio

Birth Name: Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Hindizadeh

Occupation: World Leader

Place Of Birth: Iran

Date Of Birth: September24, 1902

Date Of Death: June 3, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern

Nationality: Iranian

Ayatollah Khomeini was born on the 24th of September, 1902. He was known for being a World Leader. 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.

Ayatollah Khomeini was born in Iran. Prior to his political career, he worked as a lecturer at Najaf and Qom seminaries. He was named Man of the Year by Time Magazine in 1979.

Ayatollah Khomeini was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Hindizadeh is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ayatollah Khomeini’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ayatollah Khomeini’s parents.

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Ayatollah Khomeini was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME:Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Hindizadeh
NICKNAME:Ruhollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ayatollah Khomeini was a Libra. 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 being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ayatollah Khomeini was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ayatollah Khomeini had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ayatollah Khomeini’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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