Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Political Leader, Religious Leader / 1902 - 1989
Ayatollah Khomeini became the supreme religious leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, following many years of resistance to Shah Pahlavi.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Children's Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Lawyer, Judge, Journalist / 1947 -
Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer and human-rights activist. She was the first female judge in Iran, and won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize.
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