Senior Shia Cleric 'Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi' Passes Away

Senior Shia Cleric 'Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi' Passes Away

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.




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