Fereydoun Hoveyda


Age: 82

Iranian diplomat who was the former Iranian ambassador to the United Nations from 1971 to 1979 while Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini led the revolution that overthrew the Shah of Iran in 1979, and whose brother Amir Abbas Hoveyda served as a former prime miniser under the shah and was executed.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: September 21, 1924

Died: November 3, 2006

Clifton, Virginia