Senior Shia Cleric 'Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi' Passes Away
AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Ayatollah Yazdi, who was suffering from poor health, passed away on Wednesday.
Born in 1931 in Iran’s central city of Isfahan, Ayatollah Yazdi became a leading political figure after victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1978.
The late chairman of the supreme council of community of religious teachers was a member of the Assembly of Experts until 2015.
The former chief of Iran’s Judiciary was also a member of the Parliament for several terms and was elected as the Parliament speaker for one year.
In 2020, Ayatollah Yazdi resigned from the Guardian Council due to poor health.