Mojtaba Tehrani

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Grand Ayatollah
Mojtaba Tehrani
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Native name مجتبي تهراني
Born (1933-04-04)4 April 1933
Tehran, Iran
Died 1 January 2013(2013-01-01) (aged 79)
Tehran, Iran
Religion Twelver Shi'a Islam
Website www.mojtabatehrani.ir

Grand Ayatollah Agha Mojtaba Tehrani (Persian: مجتبي تهراني) (April 4, 1933 – January 1, 2013) was an Iranian Twelver Shi'a Marja' taqlid, which is described as "a high-ranking Shia cleric who is regarded as a source of emulation".[1]

Tehrani studied at the Islamic seminary in Qum under the future Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, and he wrote a personal Resalah, a legal manual of edicts on Islamic law. He was "imam of one of Tehran's largest and most important mosques".[2] Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran attended his funeral procession.[3]

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