Mirza Hashem Amoli

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Mirza Hashem Amoli
میرزا هاشم آملی
Religion Shia Islam (Usuli Twelver)
Other names Persian: میرزا هاشم آملی‎‎
Born 26 February 1899
Larijan, Mazandaran
Died 25 February 1993(1993-02-25) (aged 93)
Senior posting
Title Allameh

Mirza Hashem Amoli (Persian: میرزا هاشم آملی‎‎) was an Iranian Shia Marja' and scholar of jurisprudence.


Hashem Amoli was born on 26 February 1899 in the Pardameh village of Larijan, Mazandaran province. He studied Islamic sciences in Amol, Tehran, and Qom. In Tehran, he studied in Sepahsalar school which managed by Hassan Modarres. In 1926, he went to Qom and stayed for six years. Mirza Hashem Amoli achieved his Ijtihad degree from Abdul-Karim Ha'eri Yazdi and Muhammad Hujjat Kuh-Kamari. After that Amoli migrated to Najaf seminary and stayed there for thirty years. He moved back to Qom around 1963.[1]

Amoli was the father of one daughter and five sons (Ali Larijani, Sadegh Larijani, Mohammad Javad Larijani, Bagher Larijani, Fazel Larijani), which have held positions in the government of Islamic Republic of Iran.[1]



Amoli's famous students include Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad, Mohammad Mohammadi Gilani, Mohammad Mofatteh, Naser Makarem Shirazi, Abdollah Javadi-Amoli, Mohammad Reza Nekoonam, and Mohammad Yazdi.[1]


Mirza Hashem Amoli died on 25 February 1993.[1]

Ayatollah Amoli University[edit]

In 1999, Ayatollah Amoli University founded and named after death of Mirza Hashem Amoli in the Amol. The land of university donated by Hashem Amoli when he was alive and declared this land for promoting knowledge.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Biography of Mirza Hashem Amoli". Hamshahrionline. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "History of Ayatollah Amoli University". Retrieved 5 April 2016. 

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