Yezidis Leader Mir Tahseen Beg Dies at Age 86

Yezidis Leader Mir Tahseen  Beg Dies at Age 86

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The leader of the Kurdistan Yezidis, Mir Tahseen Said Beg, died at age 86 in Germany Hanover hospital today.

“Mir Tahseen ’s health condition was very bad over past weeks, as many false rumors have been spread about his death, but today he died and his body will be transferred to Kurdistan soon,” said Director General of Yezidis Khairi Bozani in the Kurdistan Region in a statement.

Mir Tahseen was born 1933 in Ba’adre, and he had been the leader of Yezidis around the world since 1944, following his father’s death.

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