Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani

 

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: Iranian leading cleric who headed the country's most influential clerical body Assembly of Experts charged with choosing or dismissing the nation's supreme leader.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: April 8, 1931

 

Died: October 21, 2014

 

Location: Tehran, Iran