What Will Happen When Khamenei Dies?

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Khamenei, is 81 years old and reportedly in declining health. The question of the succession will be decided by the regime’s Assembly of Experts, who will choose the new Supreme Leader following Khamenei’s death. Six individuals have emerged as possible successors.

Ardavan Khoshnood


Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Perspectives Paper, No. 1885