Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi

1935 - 2021

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Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Giwachi (Persian: محمدتقی مصباح یزدی گیوه‌چی, romanized: Muḥammad Taqī Miṣbāḥ Yazdī Gīwachī; 31 January 1935 – 1 January 2021) was an Iranian Shia scholar, political theorist and philosopher who served as the spiritual leader of the Front of Islamic Revolution Stability. He was a member of the Assembly of Experts, the body responsible for choosing the Supreme Leader, where he headed a minority faction. He had been called 'the most conservative' and the most 'powerful' clerical oligarch in Iran's leading center of religious learning, the city of Qom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi has received more than 153,167 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi is the 13,060th most popular politician (down from 11,487th in 2019), the 357th most popular biography from Iran (down from 287th in 2019) and the 164th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Over the past year Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi has had the most page views in the with 156,861 views, followed by Arabic (11,909), and English (9,245). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Japanese (77.00%), Indonesian (41.54%), and German (29.77%)


Among politicians, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 13,060 out of 19,576Before him are Ceolwulf of Wessex, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, Antonio Guzmán Fernández, Rudolf Walden, Hieronymus of Syracuse, and Walter Thurnherr. After him are Emil Boc, Herbert Wehner, Adelaide of Holland, Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester, Jean-Pierre Chevènement, and Alahis.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 273Before him are Simon Leys, Dragan Tomić, Aulis Sallinen, Grant Green, Christina Pickles, and Ryhor Baradulin. After him are Tarcísio Meira, Brian G. Hutton, Karen Spärck Jones, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Ronald Lacey, and Michael Winner. Among people deceased in 2021, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 296Before him are Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, Peter R. de Vries, Johnny Pacheco, Jessica Walter, Carlos Marín, and Mustafa Ben Halim. After him are Tarcísio Meira, Pat Martino, Ronald DeFeo Jr., John Warner, Marie-Claire Blais, and Chris Dickerson.

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Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 357 out of 631Before him are Shapur IV (null), Irán Eory (1939), Rita (1962), Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel (1945), Bozorg Alavi (1904), and Hushang Ebtehaj (1928). After him are Hassan Ali Mansur (1923), Zia ol Din Tabatabaee (1888), Ismail III (1733), Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani (1001), Viguen (1929), and Nusrat Bhutto (1929).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 164Before him are Gholam Reza Azhari (1912), Mohsen Rezaee (1954), Fazlullah Nouri (1843), Haj Ali Razmara (1901), Shapur IV (null), and Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel (1945). After him are Hassan Ali Mansur (1923), Zia ol Din Tabatabaee (1888), Nusrat Bhutto (1929), Timur Shah Durrani (1748), Darius Khondji (1955), and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (1964).