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Ezidi Leader Mir Tahsin Beg Dies At 86

Iraq

The director of Ezidi affairs, Khayri Buzani announced that Mir Tahsin Beg, a Yazidi leader died on Monday morning in Hanover Germany after he was hospitalised last week.

Ezidi leader Mir Tahsin Beg Saeed has died at the age of 86.

Ezidi affairs director Khayri Buzani said in a post on his Facebook account that Mir [Prince] Tahsin died on Monday (January 28) in Hanover, Germany after a long illness. It was reported last week that he had been hospitalized.

“With deep sorrow and sadness, we announce the death of the emir of the Ezidis in the world,” the post said.

Mir Tahsin was born on August 15, 1933 in Baadre sub-district in Shekhan district, southeast of Duhok. After the death of his father in 1944, he became the Ezidi Mir.

He later went to Britain and lived in London between 1976 and 1981, after which he returned to Iraq.

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