Reza Mohammadi Langroudi

Reza Mohammadi Langroudi (Persian: رضا محمدی لنگرودی‎; 3 August 1928 – 7 March 2020) was an Iranian Twelver Shi'a cleric of the rank of Ayatollah. He served as representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the town of Langroud.[1]

Reza Mohammadi Langroudi
TitleAyatollah
Personal
Born(1928-08-03)August 3, 1928
DiedMarch 7, 2020(2020-03-07) (aged 91)
Cause of deathCOVID-19
ReligionIslam
EthnicityIranian
EraModern history
CreedUsuli Twelver Shia Islam
Main interest(s)Usool Fiqh
Muslim leader

Reza Mohammadi Langroudi was a student of Hossein Borujerdi, Ruhollah Khomeini and Mohammad-Taqi Bahjat Foumani.[2][3]

During the 1979 Islamic Revolution, he played an influential role in the marches. For a time, he was the temporary Friday imam of Langroud and Amlash.

Langroudi died at the age of 91 as a result of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on 7 March 2020.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coronavirus epidemic spreads across Iran, claiming more than 2,300 lives". People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran. 8 March 2020.
  2. ^ "آیت الله حاج شیخ رضا محمدی لنگرودی به دلیل بیماری کرونا درگذشت" (in Persian). noandish.com.
  3. ^ "آیت الله حاج شیخ رضا محمدی لنگرودی شاگرد امام خمینی و آیت‌الله بهجت به دلیل بیماری کرونا درگذشت" (in Persian). entekhab.ir.
  4. ^ "Two Iranian religious figures latest to die of coronavirus in Iran". Al Arabiya English. 7 March 2020.