Ṣadr, Muḥammad-Ṣadiq al-

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Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Muhammad-Sadiq al-Sadr (1943–1999) was a prominent, prolific, and controversial Shiʿi marjaʿ (religious authority) in the 1990s in Iraq, initiator of a populist, conservative, and, later, armed mass movement known collectively as Sadrists, or the Hawza Movement.


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