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Morteza Motahhari

1919 - 1979

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Morteza Motahhari (Persian: مرتضی مطهری, also Romanized as "Mortezā Motahharī"; 31 January 1919 – 1 May 1979) was an Iranian Twelver Shia scholar, philosopher, lecturer. Motahhari is considered to have an important influence on the ideologies of the Islamic Republic, among others. He was a co-founder of Hosseiniye Ershad and the Combatant Clergy Association (Jāme'e-ye Rowhāniyat-e Mobārez). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Morteza Motahhari has received more than 185,925 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Morteza Motahhari is the 8,133rd most popular politician (up from 8,442nd in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from Iran (down from 201st in 2019) and the 113th most popular Iranian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Morteza Motahhari ranks 8,133 out of 15,710Before him are Mahinda Rajapaksa, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni, Achille Varzi, R. Budd Dwyer, Anjang of Goguryeo, and Karl Thopia. After him are Mstislav of Chernigov, Archduke Anton Victor of Austria, Emperor Go-Kōgon, Mutakkil-Nusku, Hans Delbrück, and Stanisław Wojciechowski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, Morteza Motahhari ranks 101Before him are Mitja Ribičič, Pierre Soulages, Ginette Neveu, Hau Pei-tsun, Janko Bobetko, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. After him are Isaac Boleslavsky, Toni Turek, Hermann Bondi, Anatoly Dobrynin, Tatyana Baramzina, and Pierre Gamarra. Among people deceased in 1979, Morteza Motahhari ranks 89Before him are José Della Torre, Henrich Focke, Ahmad Zahir, Immanuel Velikovsky, Barbara Hutton, and Walther Gerlach. After him are Marcel L'Herbier, Santos Urdinarán, Larisa Shepitko, Helmut Hasse, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda, and Jean Rhys.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Morteza Motahhari ranks 207 out of 463Before him are Lotf Ali Khan (1769), Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani (1125), Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi (1875), Gholamreza Takhti (1930), Hossein Nasr (1933), and Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī (1135). After him are Jafar Panahi (1960), Hamdallah Mustawfi (1281), Mohammad-Reza Shajarian (1940), Abdallah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani (798), Mithridates IV of Parthia (null), and Subh-i-Azal (1831).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iran

Among politicians born in Iran, Morteza Motahhari ranks 113Before him are Shahrokh Shah (1734), Mandane of Media (-584), Apama (-400), Fazlollah Zahedi (1897), Azarmidokht (null), and Lotf Ali Khan (1769). After him are Abdallah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani (798), Mithridates IV of Parthia (null), Amir Kabir (1807), Shaul Mofaz (1948), Amir-Abbas Hoveyda (1919), and Mostafa Chamran (1932).