Published On: Fri, Oct 16th, 2015

Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran, dead at 81

Ken Taylor

Former Canadian ambassador to Iran Ken Taylor has died, his son told CBC News on Thursday. The 81-year-old was most famous for his role in the 1979 covert operation called the “Canadian Caper,” when he sheltered six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis.

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