Ayatollah Khomeini’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 24, 1902

Death Date

June 3, 1989

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


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The world leader Ayatollah Khomeini died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

His father, Mostafa Hindi, was murdered in 1903, thus leaving his mother to raise him.