List of Ayatollahs

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This is a partial list of Ayatollahs, a title given to high ranked Twelver Shi'a Muslims clerics. The next higher clerical rank is Grand Ayatollah also known as Marja'.This list contains only the names of Ayatollahs.To see the list of Grand Ayatollahs, see the following articles:

Bahrain[edit]

Deceased

Kuwait[edit]

Deceased

India[edit]

Current

Deceased

  • Al-Allamah, Al-Faqeeh, Al-Adeeb Ayatollah Shaikh Ali Hazeen Lahiji (17th century)[1]
  • Ayatollah Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Khan Kintoori (1775-1844)[2][3][4]
  • Ayatollah Syed Hamid Hussain Musavi Kintoori (1830-1880)[1]
  • Ayatollah Aga Syed Mehdi Kashmiri (d.1892)[5]
  • Ayat-ul-Ilm-e-wat-Tuqa Ayatullah Syed Imdad Ali – First Ameed Jamia-e-Imania, Banaras[1]
  • Jawad-ul-Ulama Ayatollah Syed Ali Jawad Al-Husaini, Zangipur/Banaras (1857-1920) – Mu'aasir wa Ham-Jama'at Sahib-e-Abaqaat[1]
  • Munaitiq-e-Zaman Ayatullah Syed Mohammad Sajjad Al-Husaini – Founder Jamia Jawadia, Banaras (1928)[1]
  • Qudwat-ul-Fuqaha Ayatullah Syed Sibte Husain, Jaunpur[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Ali Shah Rizvi Kashmiri[1]
  • Ayatollah Najmul Millat (25 May 1863 to 18 April 1938) – leading Ayatollah and father of Maulana Syed Mohammad the founder of Madrasatul Waizeen[1]
  • Alam-ul-Aalaam Ayatullah Syed Muzaffar Husain Al-Husaini – First Haadi (Supreme Authority) Jamia Jawadia, Banaras (d.1944)[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Mohammad Abul Hasan Rizvi Kashmiri – Founder of Sultanul Madaris son of Ayatollah Syed Ali Shah Rizvi Kashmiri[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Mohammad Mosawi Ichgami Kashmiri (1910 - 1959)
  • Ayatollah Syed Ahmed Rizvi Kashmiri (1901–1964)[6][7][8][9]
  • Ayatullah Agha Hajji Mirza Mahdi Puya Yazdi (1899–1973) – A Twelver Shia Muslim and an Islamic scholar, most notable for his famous tafsir of the Qur'an[1]

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Iran[edit]

Current

Deceased

Iraq[edit]

Current

Pakistan[edit]

Current


Deceased

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Current

Deceased

United Kingdom[edit]

Current

Australia[edit]

Current

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Roots of North Indian Shi‘ism in Iran and Iraq Religion and State in Awadh, 1722–1859, by J. R. I. Cole, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS Berkeley · Los Angeles · Oxford
  3. ^ Sacred Space and Holy War The Politics, Culture and History of Shi`ite Islam Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine by Juan Cole, I.B.Tauris Publishers, London · New York
  4. ^ Dar al-Kitab Jazayeri Archived 2013-02-10 at Archive.today
  5. ^ a b "SHIAS OF KASHMIR: Past Tense, Present Imperfect". saisaonline.org. South Asian Institute of Strategic Affairs (SAISA). January 11, 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Mehri Taban", Agha Tehrani
  7. ^ "کوه توحید و عرفان، سید علی قاضی". Saghiyekosar.ir. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  8. ^ "IRANSEDA Network-کتاب گویا-شرح حال و حکایات سیدعلی قاضی". Iranseda.ir. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  9. ^ کتاب عتش/کتاب اسؤه عارفان 157 صفحه
  10. ^ https://jafrianews.com/2011/01/25/grand-saudi-shia-cleric-sheikh-mohammed-ali-al-amri-passed-away-in-medina-2/

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. The book "Durr-e-Mansoor dar Halaat-e-Ulama-e-Zangipur"
  2. The research work of Dr. Inayet Ali on "life of Jawad-ul-Ulama" from Aligarh Muslim University.
  3. The booklet "Haqnuma" published Jamia-Imania,Banaras.