Khadijeh Saqafi

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: widow of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (d. 1989), father of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, who was known as the "mother of the Islamic revolution."

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: 1915

 

Died: March 21, 2009

 

Location: Tehran, Iran