Ayatollah Morteza Pasandideh,103, the brother of the 1979...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 15, 1996

Ayatollah Morteza Pasandideh,103, the brother of the 1979 Islamic revolution leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, died Tuesday in Tehran, Iran. He was a senior cleric like his brother but rarely entered politics. Proper family names recently came into use in Iran for use on official documents. Both brothers picked their own.

Pub Date: 11/15/96

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