Hossein Wahid Khorasani

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Grand Ayatollah Sheikh Hossein Vahid Khorasani (Persian: حسین وحید خراسانی; born Mohammad-Hossein Molla-Saleh (Persian: محمدحسین ملاصالح)‎; 1 January 1921) is an Iranian writer and Shia marja'. He was born in Nishapur, Iran. He is the head of the Qom Seminary.[1] Khorasani is said to be the most learned Shia religious figure.[2] His lectures and quotes have been used against the thinking of the supreme leader of Iran.[3]

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  1. Acta orientalia: ediderunt societates orientales Batava, Danica, Norvegica. E.J. Brill. 2007. p. 48.
  2. "al-Qa'ilun Bi A'lamiyat Ayatollah al-Udhma al-Sheikh Wahid al-Khorasani" [Declarations of Khorasani's leading religious authority]. sratali.rigala.net (in Arabic). Retrieved 2020-04-18.
  3. Bozorgmehr, Najmeh (29 December 2010). "Leading cleric defies Tehran on confessions". Financial Times. Retrieved 2020-04-18.