Hojjatoleslam Jafar Shojouni dies at 84

November 6, 2016

TEHRAN – Hojjatoleslam Jafar Shojouni, a member of the Combatant Clergy Association’s Central Council, passed away on Sunday, Fars news agency reported.

Aged 84, Shojouni was also a member of the Islamic Coalition Party’s Central Council.

He had been hospitalized for a while at Tehran’s Firouzgar Hospital because of heart disease.

He had been born in Fouman, Gilan Province, in 1932.

He used to be a companion of Mojtaba Navvab Safavi who led a campaign against Mohammad Reza Shah.


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