Hashem Bathaie Golpayenagi

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Hashem Bathaie Golpayenagi
سید هاشم بطحایی گلپایگانی
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Born(1941-03-24)March 24, 1941
DiedMarch 16, 2020(2020-03-16) (aged 78)
Qom, Iran

Hashem Bathaie Golpayenagi (Persian: سید هاشم بطحایی گلپایگانی, 24 March 1941[1] – 16 March 2020)[2] was a Grand Ayatollah and a representative of the Tehran Province in Iran's Assembly of Experts.

He was also a Sayyid, studied in the Qom Seminary, and was lectured by Ruhollah Khomeini and other ayatollahs.[3]

Bathaie ran under the People's Experts and the Friends of Moderation electoral list in the 2016 Iranian Assembly of Experts election.

On 15 March 2020, the Al Arabiya English reported that he been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019.[4] On 16 March 2020, Bathaie died in Qom due to COVID-19 during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. He was 78.[5]

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  1. "آیت الله دکتر بطحائی(ره)".
  2. "نماینده مجلس خبرگان بر اثر ابتلا به کرونا درگذشت". 16 March 2020.
  3. "Battaglia nelle urne. In Iran è testa a testa fra Rohani e Raisi". LaStampa.it (in Italian). 20 May 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. "Iran Assembly of Experts member infected with coronavirus". Al Arabiya English. 15 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  5. "آیت الله سید هاشم بطحائی گلپایگانی، عضو مجلس خبرگان رهبری درگذشت". pana.ir (in Persian). 16 March 2020. Retrieved 16 March 2020.

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