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Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi

1935 - 2021

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Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Giwachi (Persian: محمد تقی 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 152,037 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi is the 11,521st most popular politician, the 287th most popular biography from Iran and the 142nd most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 11,521 out of 15,577Before him are Vakhtang IV of Georgia, Ninurta-nadin-shumi, Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Pierre Tirard, Thomas Hammarberg, and Michael Kahn. After him are Gustavo Noboa, Vasil Mzhavanadze, King Shenjing of Zhou, Gary Hart, Jaswant Singh, and Ada, Countess of Holland.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 217Before him are Grant Green, Belinda Lee, Ramón Chao, Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, and Michael Kahn. After him are Semka Sokolović-Bertok, Gary Peacock, Nabil Elaraby, Lando Buzzanca, Laurent Terzieff, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Among people deceased in 2021, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 340Before him are Una Stubbs, Eusébio Scheid, Yevgeniy Chazov, Isadore Singer, Norm Macdonald, and Harry Reid. After him are Gustavo Noboa, Ester Mägi, Norman Lloyd, Andrej Hoteev, Ron Flowers, and Valeriy Pidluzhnyy.

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Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 287 out of 528Before him are Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou (1930), Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda (1879), Suleiman II of Persia (1714), Sadeq Khan Zand (1800), Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari (1906), and Mardavij (890). After him are Anousheh Ansari (1966), Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923), Simin Behbahani (1927), Masoud Kimiai (1941), Jafar Khan (1800), and Timur Shah Durrani (1748).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi ranks 142Before him are Mohammad Ali Foroughi (1877), Mohammad Javad Zarif (1960), Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou (1930), Sadeq Khan Zand (1800), and Mardavij (890). After him are Jafar Khan (1800), Timur Shah Durrani (1748), Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani (1931), Jamshid Amouzegar (1923), Ali Akbar Velayati (1945), and Ali-Morad Khan Zand (1779).