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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 330,351 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah is the 1,055th most popular religious figure (down from 987th in 2019), the 141st most popular biography from Iraq (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Iraqi Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 1,055 out of 2,238Before him are Justo Gallego Martínez, Leopold Mandić, Hilarion, Didymus the Blind, Eusebius of Vercelli, and Matthew III Csák. After him are Rose of Viterbo, Pietro I Orseolo, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Zita, Gudula, and Fausto Sozzini.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 77Before him are Kurt Westergaard, Zhelyu Zhelev, Bent Larsen, Seiji Ozawa, António Ramalho Eanes, and Gene Vincent. After him are Terry Riley, Roger B. Chaffee, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Jack Welch, Jack Kemp, and Serge Klarsfeld. Among people deceased in 2010, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 62Before him are Hwang Jang-yop, Antony Flew, James Black, Israel Tal, Solomon Burke, and Milka Planinc. After him are Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Patricia Neal, André Kolingba, Wolfgang Wagner, Carlos Andrés Pérez, and Satoshi Kon.

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Among people born in Iraq, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 141 out of 338Before him are Adil Abdul-Mahdi (1942), Alulim (null), Ishbi-Erra (-2100), Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (718), Manishtushu (null), and Ar-Radi (909). After him are Nuri al-Said (1888), At-Ta'i (932), Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf (1940), Pacorus II (50), Al-Mu'tamid (844), and Al-Mustansir (1192).

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Among religious figures born in Iraq, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah ranks 18Before him are Junayd of Baghdad (830), Hillel the Elder (-110), Nahor, son of Serug (-1912), Haran (null), Ibn Sa'd (784), and Ibn Qutaybah (828). After him are Suhayb ar-Rumi (587), Abo of Tiflis (756), Bashar ibn Burd (714), Dawud al-Zahiri (815), Yitzhak Kaduri (1898), and Al-Farazdaq (641).