Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah

1935 - 2010

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Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Husayn Fadlallah (also Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadl-Allāh; Arabic: محمد حسين فضل الله‎; 16 November 1935 – 4 July 2010) was a prominent twelver Shia cleric from a Lebanese family. Born in Najaf, Iraq, Fadlallah studied Islam in Najaf before moving to Lebanon in 1952. In the following decades, he gave many lectures, engaged in intense scholarship, wrote dozens of books, founded several Islamic religious schools, and established the Mabarrat Association. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah has received more than 289,467 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah is the 988th most popular religious figure (down from 978th in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Iraq (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 988 out of 2,272Before him are Antipope Victor IV, Jacques Paul Migne, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam, Mechtilde, Raymond Franz, and Haran. After him are Fausto Sozzini, Ilia II of Georgia, John the Merciful, Arnold Janssen, Paul Marcinkus, and Leopold Mandić.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 72Before him are Sonny Bono, Bobby Morrow, Brian Clough, Masahito, Prince Hitachi, Gene Vincent, and Pranab Mukherjee. After him are Toni Sailer, Jack Welch, António Ramalho Eanes, Vladica Popović, Judd Hirsch, and Paul Goma. Among people deceased in 2010, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 56Before him are Juliet Anderson, Bekim Fehmiu, Patricia Neal, Martin Gardner, Anton Geesink, and Raymond Franz. After him are Maria Kaczyńska, Carlos Andrés Pérez, Ryszard Kaczorowski, Luis Corvalán, Hwang Jang-yop, and Milka Planinc.

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Among people born in Iraq, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 123 out of 300Before him are Abu Yusuf (731), Al-Qadir (947), Ibn Sa'd (784), Banū Mūsā (900), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), and Haran (null). After him are Mahmud Barzanji (1878), Kerbogha (1100), Surena (-84), Al-Muti (914), Rimush (null), and Mahmud Shevket Pasha (1856).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 18Before him are Junayd of Baghdad (830), Ibn Hisham (701), Hillel the Elder (-110), Ibn Qutaybah (828), Ibn Sa'd (784), and Haran (null). After him are Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), Abo of Tiflis (756), Yitzhak Kaduri (1898), Bashar ibn Burd (714), Emmanuel III Delly (1927), and Ignatius Gabriel I Tappouni (1879).