List of Ayatollahs

See also: List of marjas (Grand Ayatullahs), List of Shi'a Muslim scholars of Islam

This is a partial list of Ayatollahs, a title given to high ranked Twelver Shi'a Muslims clerics.

Contents

  • Bahrain 1
  • Kuwait 2
  • India 3
  • Iran 4
  • Iraq 5
  • Pakistan 6
  • Saudi Arabia 7
  • United Kingdom 8
  • Australia 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11
  • Notes 12

Bahrain

Current

Kuwait

Current

India

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]
  • Ayatollah Syed Yusuf Kashmiri (1908–1982)[5]

Current

Iran

Current

Iraq

Deceased

Current

Pakistan

Deceased

Current

Saudi Arabia

Deceased

Current

United Kingdom

Current

Australia

Current

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k
  2. ^ Religion and State in Awadh, 1722–1859Roots of North Indian Shi‘ism in Iran and Iraq, 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 by Juan Cole, I.B.Tauris Publishers, London · New York
  4. ^ Dar al-Kitab Jazayeri
  5. ^ a b
  6. ^ "MEHRI TABAN" , AGHA TEHRANI
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^ کتاب عتش/کتاب اسؤه عارفان 157 صفحه

External links

Notes

  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.
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