|Ayatollah Abbas Vaez-Tabasi|
June 25, 1935|
|Died||March 4, 2016
|Main interest(s)||Fiqh, Kalam and philosophy|
Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi (Persian: آيت الله عباس واعظ طبسی, 25 June 1935 – 4 March 2016) was an influential Iranian cleric who held memberships at different institutions. He was Grand Imam and Chairman of the Astan Quds Razavi board from 1979 until his death in 2016.
Illness and death
On 2 November 2015, It was announced that he is suffering from cancer. On 27 February 2016, he was hospitalized due to respiratory complications. After a few days of hospitalization, Ayatollah Vaez died on 4 March. He died at the age of 80. Following his death, three days mourning was declared in Khorasan province. His funeral was held on the following day which Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials like President Hassan Rouhani attending the ceremony. He was buried at the Imam Reza shrine.
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