Muhsin al-Hakim

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Muhsin al-Tabatabaei al-Hakim (Arabic: محسن الطباطبائي الحكيم; 31 May 1889 – 2 June 1970) was an Iraqi Shia marja'.


Muhsin al-Hakim
السيد محسن الطبابائي الحكيم
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Born(1889-05-31)31 May 1889
Died2 June 1970(1970-06-02) (aged 81)
Resting placeImam Ali Shrine
ReligionIslam
NationalityIraqi
ParentsMehdi al-Hakim (father)
JurisprudenceTwelver Shia Islam
Muslim leader
Based inNajaf, Iraq
Period in office1946–1970
PredecessorAbu l-Hasan al-Isfahani
SuccessorAbu al-Qasim al-Khoei

He became the leading marja' of Najaf in 1946 after the death of Abu al-Hasan al-Isfahani, and of the majority of the Shia world in 1961, after the death of Hossein Borujerdi.[1]


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