A 250 Years Old Person

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The 250 Years Old man
The 250 Years Old Person.jpg
The front cover of A 250 Years Old Person
Authors Ali Khamenei
Translator Ahl Al-Bayt World Assembly
Country Lebanon
Language English
Published 2014

A 250 Years Old Person (Persian: انسان 250 ساله‎) is a book by Ali Khamenei, supreme leader of Islamic Republic of Iran. It is a collection of his lectures on the political combats and struggles of Shia Imams . This book consists of 17 chapters.


Ali Khamenei is the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1989 after serving as president from 1981 until 1988. He was born in July 1939 in Mashhad, Iran. He studied Islamic courses at Qom under the dominant Shia Marja' and scholars such as Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Iranian Revolution.[1][2]


A 250 Years Old Person is the collection of lectures and writings of the Ali Khamenei. It consists of 17 chapters. It starts with the life of Mohammad and ends with Hasan al-Askari, 11th Imam of Shia. The first three chapters are about the social and political situation of the Islamic Community, from the Day of Ashura to the spiritual leadership of Ja'far al-Sadiq. The main concepts of the book are the lifestyle of Imams and their aims in life. The period of 250 years is applied to the tenth lunar Hijri year (631 CE) until the Minor Occultation (874 CE).[3] According to this book, Mohammad the prophet and the twelve Imams apparently had various methodologies in their lifestyles, but in whole they tried to reach one aim.[4]


According to the Tasnim News Agency, Ahl Al-Bayt World Assembly stated that the text has been published for the second time in the United States. It has also been translated into French and Swahili.[5] In March 2015, the book was translated into Urdu in Karachi by "Khana Farhang Iran".

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  1. ^ : The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Ali Khamenei Rahbar of Iran". britannica. 
  2. ^ Murphy, John (2007). Ali Khamenei (Modern World Leaders). Chelsea House Publications. p. 143. ISBN 978-0791095171. 
  3. ^ "The 250-year-old Man" (PDF). POL Literary Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 November 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  4. ^ AAL E IMRAN. "250 Year Old Human". iqraonline. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  5. ^ Staff, Writer. "Americans reception of the "250-year-old man."". tasnimnews (in Persian). Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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