Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruholla 1900-1989. Iranian Shiite leader and mind of condition (1979-1989). Arrested (1963) and exiled (1964) for his resistance to Shah Muhammad Reza Pahlavi's regime, he gone back to Iran in the shah's downfall (1979) and established a new constitution providing himself supreme powers. Their reign had been marked by a return to rigid observance for the Islamic rule.
Iranian religious frontrunner of the Shiites; whenever Shah Pahlavi's regime dropped Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)