H. Ali Montazeri

Report
17871
19
Vote World Rank
67
Vote Iran Rank
14
About H. Ali Montazeri Grand Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922 – 19 December 2009) (Persian: حسینعلی منتظری) was a prominent Iranian Islamic theologian, democracy advocate, writer and human rights activist. He was one of the leaders of the Iranian Revolution in 1979. He was once the designated successor to the revolution's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini, with whom he had a falling out in 1989 over government policies that Montazeri said infringed on people's freedom and denied them their rights. Montazeri spent his later years in the holy city of Qom, and remained politically influential in Iran, especially to the reformist movement. He was widely known as the most knowledgeable senior Islamic scholar in Iran. and a Grand Marja (religious authority) of Shi'ite Islam. For almost three decades, Hussein Ali Montazeri had been one of the main critics of the Islamic Republic's domestic and foreign policy. He had also been an active advocate of civil rights and women's rights in Iran. Montazeri was a prolific writer of books and articles. He was a staunch proponent of an Islamic state, and he argued that post-revolutionary Iran was not being ruled as an Islamic state.

Add a description

Best Supporters

How can you earn points?
1 Vote 1 Point [You must be logged in]
1 Referrer* 10 Points
*Call your friends to become a fan of H. Ali Montazeri with your referrer link and earn 10 points

p: 23

p: 6

p: 2

p: 1

p: 1

p: 1

p: 1

p: 1

p: 1

p: 1

H. Ali Montazeri Most Popular Quotes

Add Quote

Iran Leaders & Politicians Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
10. Ruhollah M. Khomeini 66395
11. Abdullah Mohtadi 51181
12. Qazi Muhammad 40684
13. Mustafa Hijri 27331
14. H. Ali Montazeri 17871
15. Mohammad Khatami 17838
16. Mehdi Karroubi 17636
17. Ebrahim Alizadeh 15197
18. Ali Khamenei 14196

Leaders & Politicians Ranking

Show All
Rank Name Total
63. Mahatma Gandhi 21530
64. Nicolae Ceausescu 20024
65. Fatih Sultan Mehmed 19393
66. Alparslan Türkeş 18057
67. H. Ali Montazeri 17871
68. Mohammad Khatami 17838
69. Mehdi Karroubi 17636
70. Lech Wałęsa 17611
71. Haydar Baş 16657

H. Ali Montazeri Photos

Today Overall Show All

H. Ali Montazeri Videos

Today Overall Show All