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, Mīrzā Muḥammad Ḥusayn G̲h̲arawī (1277-1355/1860-1936), a prominent S̲h̲īʾī religious leader, an active supporter of the Persian constitutional revolution of 1324/1906, and a noted constitutionalist ideologue. He was born into a religiously distinguished family of Nāʾīn [q.v.] where his father, Ḥād̲j̲d̲j̲ī Mīrzā ʿAbd al-Raḥīm, and his grandfather, Ḥād̲j̲d̲j̲ī Mīrzā Muḥammad Saʿīd, both in turn held the title of S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ al-Islām . He received his primary education in Nāʾīn; and then, in 1294/1877, he moved to Iṣfahān, pursuing his studies in uṣūl al-fiḳh (fundamentals of …

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Hairi, Abdul Hadi, “Nāʾīnī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_5765>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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