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Muḥammad Ḥusayn Kāshif al-Ghita’

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Najaf Place of Demise: Najaf Born Muhammad Hussain Kashef al-Gheta’ was born in Najaf in 1877. His Education and Teachers He benefited from instruction by all the luminaries of the day resident there. With Mirzā Ḥosayn Nuri (d. 1903), he studied Hadith; with Mollā Reżā Hamadāni (d. 1904), kalām …

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Muḥammad Taqī Majlisī

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Isfahan Place of Demise: Isfahan Born and Family Muhammad Taqi Majlesi, the son of Maqṣud-ʿAli Eṣfahāni, commonly referred to as Majlesi-ye Awwal, an important Twelver Shiʿite jurist and Hadith scholar in Safavid Iran was born in 1594. He is generally considered to be the first eminent member of what …

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Muḥammad Ibrahīm Kalbāsī

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Isfahan Place rolls: Isfahan Born & Family Prominent Oṣuli jurist, influential in the affairs of Isfahan during the reigns of Fatḥ-ʿAli Shah and Muhammad Shah, Ḥāj Muḥammad Ebrāhim Kalbasi, was born in 1766 in Isfahan. His father, Ḥāj Muhammad had migrated there, by way of Kāḵk in eastern Khorasan, …

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Sayyid ʻAbd al-Ḥādī Shīrāzī

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Samarra Place of Demise: Najaf Born & Upbringing Ayatollah Sayyed Abd al-Hadi Shirazi, a Shiite scholar of Najaf, highly regarded for his learning and piety was born in Samarra, Iraq in 1926. His father, Mīrzā Esmāʿīl Shirazi, also a faqīh, was a cousin of the celebrated Mīrzā Ḥassan Shiraz …

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Muḥammad Ḥassan ʻAshtīyānī

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Iran Place of Demise: Najaf Born Ayatollah Mirza Muhammad Hassan Ashtiyani, late nineteenth-century mojtahed who played an important role in the campaign against the tobacco concession of 1891 was born in 1832. Education Like most scholars of the period, he received his higher religious training in Najaf, where his …

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Dūzdūzāni, Yadullāh Dūzdūzānī

Muslim Scholar biography

Place of birth: Tabriz Born Ayatollah Dozdozani son of Haj Abdolhamid was born in 1935. in the city of Tabriz, Iran into a religious family. His father was a religious and beneficent merchant in Tabriz city. His ancestors had immigrated to Tabriz city from Duzduzan village about 70 kilometers East of …

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Muḥammad ʻAlī Arākī

Ayatollah Muhammad Ali Araki

Place of birth: Arak – Iran Place of Demise: Qom – Iran Born Ayatullah Al-Uzma Al-Hajj Ash-Shaykh ‘Al- Arak was born in the early 1890’s, but the exact date is not known due to the lack of appropriate birth records at the time, in the Iranian city of Arak.Education Following his preliminary …

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Sayyid Ṣafdar Ḥusayn Najafī

Biography Of Muslim Scholars

Place of birth: Alipur – Pakistan Place of Demise: Lahore – Pakistan Born and Family Background Sayyed Safdar Hussain Najafi was born in 1933 ad at Alipur in Muzaffergadh district. The area is famous for its fertility and lush green environs. He is from a well known Naqvi Sayyed family. He descended …

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Sayyid ʻAli Qāḍī

Place of birth: Tabriz – Iran Place of Demise: Najaf – Iraq Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Qazi Tabtabaee Born Al-Hajj Mirza Sayyid Ali Agha al-Qadi was born in the city of Tabriz on the 13th of the month of Thil-Hijja of 1282 A.H. Education Having finished his preparatory study, he was tutored by …

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