Ayatollah’s in Iran- The Iranian Revolution overthrows Shah. A Group of religious leaders, who are known as Ayatollah enforce Islamic Law. Hostages are taken in the U.S embassy. The hostages are released more than a year later.
Ruhollah Khomeini (Iranian religious leader and politician, and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which saw the overthrow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran)
IRAN: UN to Hold Emergency Meeting on Iran Unrest - January 4, 2018. Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Iran's founder of Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during a march in Iran's holy city of Qom.