Mohammad Alavi Gorgani

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Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Alavi Gorgani
Born 1922 (age 91–92)
Najaf, Iraq [1]
Religion Twelver Shi'a Islam
Website
www.gorgani.ir

Grand Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini Alavi Gorgani (Persian: سيد محمد على حسينى علوى گرگانى‎) (born 1922) is an Iranian Twelver shi'a marja.[2][3][4] He was born in a religious family in Golestan, Iran. He rose to a leading scholar in Najaf, and moved to Qom in 1979. Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani studied under the late Ayatollah Bourujerdi.[5]

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Grand Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani is a leading critic of Khamenei and has repeatedly questioned his clerical credentials.[citation needed]

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