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1. Qom – Qom, also spelled as Ghom, is the eighth largest city in Iran. It lies 125 kilometres by road southwest of Tehran and is the capital of Qom Province, at the 2011 census its population was 1,074,036, comprising 545,704 men and 528,332 women. It is situated on the banks of the Qom River, Qom is considered holy by Shiʿa Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatema Mæsume, sister of Imam Ali ibn Musa Rida. The city is the largest center for Shiʿa scholarship in the world, Qom is famous for a brittle toffee called “Sohan”, considered a souvenir of the city and sold by 2,000 to 2,500 “Sohan” shops. Qom has developed into an industrial centre owing in part to its proximity to Tehran. Qom gained additional prosperity when oil fields were discovered at Sarajeh near the city in 1956, Qom, the capital of Qom province, is located 125 kilometers south of Tehran, on a low plain. The shrine of Masoumeh, the sister of Imam Reza, is located in this city, the city is located in the boundary of the central desert of Iran. At the 2011 census its population was 1,074,036, Qom is counted as one of the focal centers of the Shiʿa both in Iran and around the globe. Since the revolution, the population has risen from around 25,000 to more than 45,000. Substantial sums of money in the form of alms and Islamic taxes flow into Qom to the ten marja-i taqlid or “Source of Imitation” that reside there. The number of schools in Qom is now over fifty. Its theological center and the Fatima al-Masumeh Shrine are prominent features of Qom, another very popular religious site of pilgrimage formerly outside the city of Qom but now more of a suburb is called Jamkaran. Qom’s proximity to Tehran has allowed the clerical establishment easy access to monitor the affairs, many Grand Ayatollahs possess offices in both Tehran and Qom, many people simply commute between the two cities as they are only 156 kilometres or 97 miles apart. Southeast of Qom is the ancient city of Kashan, directly south of Qom lie the towns of Delijan, Mahallat, Naraq, Pardisan City, Kahak, and Jasb. The surrounding area to the east of Qom is populated by Tafresh, Saveh, Qom has a hot desert climate with low annual rainfall due to remoteness from the sea and being situated in the vicinity of the subtropical anticyclone aloft. Except for its hot and extremely dry summers, which are due to the relatively low altitude among the hottest in inland Iran. The present town of Qom in Central Iran dates back to ancient times and its pre-Islamic history can be partially documented, although the earlier epochs remain unclear. Its true function is still a matter of dispute, but the contributions by Wolfram Kleiss point to a Parthian palace that served as a station on the highway and was used until Sasanian times
2. Iran – Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East, with 82.8 million inhabitants, Iran is the worlds 17th-most-populous country. It is the country with both a Caspian Sea and an Indian Ocean coastline. The countrys central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, Tehran is the countrys capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is the site of to one of the worlds oldest civilizations, the area was first unified by the Iranian Medes in 625 BC, who became the dominant cultural and political power in the region. The empire collapsed in 330 BC following the conquests of Alexander the Great, under the Sassanid Dynasty, Iran again became one of the leading powers in the world for the next four centuries. Beginning in 633 AD, Arabs conquered Iran and largely displaced the indigenous faiths of Manichaeism and Zoroastrianism by Islam, Iran became a major contributor to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential scientists, scholars, artists, and thinkers. During the 18th century, Iran reached its greatest territorial extent since the Sassanid Empire, through the late 18th and 19th centuries, a series of conflicts with Russia led to significant territorial losses and the erosion of sovereignty. Popular unrest culminated in the Persian Constitutional Revolution of 1906, which established a monarchy and the countrys first legislative body. Following a coup instigated by the U. K. Growing dissent against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution, Irans rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 21 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and 11th-largest in the world. Iran is a member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC. Its political system is based on the 1979 Constitution which combines elements of a democracy with a theocracy governed by Islamic jurists under the concept of a Supreme Leadership. A multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, most inhabitants are Shia Muslims, the largest ethnic groups in Iran are the Persians, Azeris, Kurds and Lurs. Historically, Iran has been referred to as Persia by the West, due mainly to the writings of Greek historians who called Iran Persis, meaning land of the Persians. As the most extensive interactions the Ancient Greeks had with any outsider was with the Persians, however, Persis was originally referred to a region settled by Persians in the west shore of Lake Urmia, in the 9th century BC. The settlement was then shifted to the end of the Zagros Mountains. In 1935, Reza Shah requested the international community to refer to the country by its native name, opposition to the name change led to the reversal of the decision, and Professor Ehsan Yarshater, editor of Encyclopædia Iranica, propagated a move to use Persia and Iran interchangeably
3. Abu'l-Fadl ibn al-'Amid – His son, Abul-Fath Ali ibn Muhammad, also called Ibn al-Amid, succeeded him in his office. Abu l-Fadl was the son of al-Amid, a native of Qom from a family, who served the various rulers of Tabaristan. Abu l-Fadl is first mentioned in 940, when the Buyid ruler Rukn al-Dawla, in 948, Abu l-Fadl served as the tutor of Rukn al-Dawlas son Adud al-Dawla. 955, a son of Abu l-Fadls fathers former overlord, Muhammad ibn Makan, marched towards the domains of Rukn al-Dawla, conquering the important cities Isfahan, during their invasion, Abu l-Fadl tried to repel them, but was defeated. However, in a battle, with the aid of Adud al-Dawla, he managed to rout them, reconquer lost territory. Another Dailamite military officer named Ruzbahan also shortly rebelled against Muizz al-Dawla, Abu l-Fadl, however, managed to suppress the rebellion. In the 960s, the prominent official Ibn Miskawayh served Abu l-Fadl as his librarian in an important library in Ray. In 966, Abu l-Fadl was wounded during an invasion by ghazis from Khorasan, who plundered much of Jibal, and marched towards the library of Ray. Rukn al-Dawla shortly managed to repel them, Rukn al-Dawla, however, declined his advice. Abu l-Fadl enjoyed an excellent reputation as a scholar and became the centre of a literary circle, amongst his outstanding contributions to science is his book entitled Building Cities in which he describes building methods and construction planning. The book exists as a manuscript in one of the Arabic and Islamic libraries in Istanbul. Brills First Encyclopaedia of Islam, Volume III, E–I′timād al-Dawla, bosworth, C. E. Iran under the Buyids. The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 4, From the Arab Invasion to the Saljuqs, the Minor Dynasties of Northern Iran. The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 4, From the Arab Invasion to the Saljuqs, the Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates, The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century. The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334h,1012, Shaping Institutions for the Future
4. Bahram Afzali – Bahram Afzali was the Commander of Iranian Navy from 1980 to 1983. He was executed in Iran in 1984 due to his involvement in espionage for the Soviet Union. Afzali was an engineer and a captain in the Imperial Iranian Navy, after the 1979 revolution, he continued to serve in the Navy and took part in the Iran-Iraq war. Then Iranian president Abolhassan Bani Sadr appointed him as the commander of the Navy in June 1980 and he was also special adviser of then speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. At the beginning of 1983, Afzali, along more than a thousand members of the Tudeh Party was arrested by the IRP. They began to be tried at the tribunal in December 1983. Their judge was Hojjat Al Islam Mohammad Reyshahri, who also interrogated Mahdi Hashemi in 1986, the location of the tribunal has been never revealed. Ten of these Tudeh members were executed, on 25 February 1984, Afzali was executed on charge of espionage for the Soviet Union
5. Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani – Faezeh Hashemi Bahramani, more known as Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani is an Iranian womens rights activist, politician and former journalist who served as a member of Iranian parliament from 1996 to 2000. She is also president of Executives of Construction Party womens league and she is the daughter of the former president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Rafsanjani is the daughter of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Effat Marashi and she holds a master of laws degree in international human rights from Birmingham City University. Rafsanjani was a member of the Executives of Construction Party that was established by moderate politicians, between 1996 and 2000 she was a parliament representative from Tehran. She founded the womens newspaper Zan in 1998, which was disestablished in April 1999, in the 1997 presidential elections, Rafsanjani supported Mohammad Khatami. She was again arrested in February 2011, in March 2011, her son, Hassan, was also arrested. A couple of videos appeared on the internet showing her being harassed by hardliners, faeze favors womens rights, and has been a staunch advocate of relaxation of strict dress code She does not think it should be imposed on the people. She has traveled widely to Europe, Africa, and India to promote dialogue and is interested in ties with all regions and she has written positively about the effective movements of Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, and Gandhi. On 24 December 2011, she was standing trial on charges of making anti-regime propaganda, after the court told her about her accusation of propaganda against the regime, she and her lawyer gave their defence. She was arrested again for participating in anti-regime demonstrations in February 2011, Rafsanjani later has distanced himself somewhat from the opposition leaders and he condemned the last anti-government demonstrations staged by their supporters. But his stance has not satisfied the conservatives, on 3 January 2012, she was sentenced to six months in prison. She had 20 days to appeal, on 22 September 2012, Hashemi was arrested to serve her sentence. She was taken to Evin prison and she was released in March 2013 upon the completion of the sentence. On 17 March 2017, she was sentenced to jail for six months because of spreading propaganda against the regime. Meeting Faezeh, The rise and fall of a talented woman—Biographical article in The Iranian
6. Mehdi Khalaji – Mehdi Khalaji is an Iranian-American writer, scholar of Islamic studies and political analyst. He has been researching at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy since 2005 and he has frequently contributed to major media outlets such as The Guardian, BBC, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. From 1986 to 2000, Khalaji trained in the seminaries of Qom, in Qom, and later in Tehran, Khalaji launched a career in journalism, first serving on the editorial board of a theological journal, Naqd va Nazar, and then the daily Entekhab. In addition to his own writing, he has translated the works of the Islamic humanist scholar Muhammad Arkoun, in 1993, Khalaji became a contributor to Kiyan monthly magazine, which at the time was the main voice of religious intellectuals in Iran. In 2000, Khalaji moved to Paris where he studied Shiite theology, at Radio Farda, he produced news, features, and analysis on a range of Middle Eastern, Iranian, and Islamic issues. In 2005, Mehdi Khalaji became a fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on the politics of Iran. A Shiite theologian by training, Khalaji has also served on the boards of two prominent Iranian periodicals and produced for the BBC as well as the U. S. governments Persian news service. He is a frequent contributor in PolicyWatch and PeaceWatch segments submitted by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and he is a writer and contributor for numerous English-language and Persian-language media entities. He also teaches Persian-language webinars on Quranic interpretation for Tavaana, E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society, on January 122010, Mehdi Khalaji’s father, Mohammad Taghi Khalaji, was arrested in Iran. Mehdi Khalajis daughters passport was among those confiscated, Khalajis family was banned from leaving Iran. Khalaji has wrote a piece in New York Times on why he is against Iran deal. Booklets Apocalyptic Politics, On the Rationality of Iranian Politics Through the Veil, The Role of Broadcasting in U. S
7. Ahmad Khomeini – Sayyid Ahmad Khomeini was the younger son of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and father of Hassan Khomeini. He was the right-hand of his father before, during and after the revolution of Iran and he was a link between Ruholah Khomeini and officials and people. He died because of a disease and was buried next to his father. There were allegations that his death was suspicious which were rejected by his son, Ahmad Khomeini was born in Qom on 14 March 1946, where he did his primary and secondary education in Owhadi and Hakin Nezami school, respectively. And then started seminary studies and accomplished primary and secondary hawza courses and he secretly joined his father, Ruhollah Khomeini, after his father was exiled to Najaf. Ahmad was regarded as Khomeinis right-hand man, the torch-bearer for his fathers anti-Western radicalism and was close to his father and he helped coordinate affairs during and after the Iranian Revolution, in Khomeinis office in Najaf, Paris and subsequent to the ayatollahs return to Iran in February 1979. He used to visit the areas to learn their shortages. His letters containing the issues he had encountered is available and he was among the officials went through Fatah training. His political life career commenced after death of his brother, Mostafa, in the 6 years after the death of his father, he had several decision-making positions. He served as his fathers chief of staff until his fathers death in 1989, from the summer of 1988 to 1989, death of Khomeini, he was one of the decision-makers in all official issues along with Rafsanjani and Khamenei. He was a member of Irans Supreme National Security Council without assuming any executive position and he was a member of Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution by Ali Khameneis official order. He became the overseer of the Mausoleum of Khomeini and he spoke against America, Israel and what he called exploitative Iranian capitalists, on several occasions. During the Iran hostage crisis, he had a prominent role, according to the hostages, after Ahmads visit to the then taken over embassy, he greeted the students and congratulated them for their action. During the war, he had an important role reporting government general issues to his father and relaying the Imams messages to officials and he also used to act as counsel for his father and other high-ranking officials. On 29 April 1989, Ahmad Khomeini wrote a more than three pages letter addressing Ayatollah Monatzeri saying that he was regretful for Monatzeris being heedless of Imams calls, producing a list of accusations, Ahmad Khomeini tried to show that Montazeris leadership would be harmful to the revolution. Was it not because of your affection for Mehdi Hashemi that you created so many problems for Islam, said Ahmad Khomeini in a part of the letter. In response, Montazeri defended Mehdi Hashemi, an Iranian Shia cleric who was defrocked later and his wife was Fatemeh Soltani Tabatabai, daughter of Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Bagher Soltani Tabatabai Borujerdi, niece of Imam Musa Sadr, the Shia religious leader of Lebanon. She was also the sister of Sadegh Tabatabai, Khomeini suffered a cardiac arrest on 12 March 1995, and went into a coma
8. Mostafa Khomeini – Sayyid Mostafa Khomeini was an Iranian cleric and the son of Ayatollah Khomeini. He died before the 1979 revolution, Khomeini was born in Qom on 12 December 1930. He was the eldest son of Ayatollah Khomeini and Khadijeh Saqafi, daughter of a respected cleric and he graduated from the Qom Theological Center. Khomeini participated in his fathers movement and he was arrested and imprisoned after the 1963 events and also, after his fathers exile. On 3 January 1965, he joined his father in Bursa, Turkey, then he lived with his family in Najaf, Iraq. He and his brother Ahmad became part of Khomeinis underground movement in Najaf, the group also included Mohammad Hussein Behesti and Morteza Motahhari. Khomeini died in Najaf on 23 October 1977 and his death has been regarded as suspicious and the followers of Ayatollah Khomeini accused the Shahs secret police, SAVAK, for his death. His father described Mostafas death as one of hidden favors of God
9. Hamid Naderi Yeganeh – Hamid Naderi Yeganeh is an Iranian mathematical artist. He is known for using mathematical formulas to create drawings of objects, intricate illustrations, animations, fractals. Naderi Yeganeh has introduced two methods to draw real-life objects with mathematical formulas, in the first method, he creates tens of thousands of computer-generated mathematical figures to find a few interesting shapes accidentally. For example, by using this method, he found some shapes that resemble birds, fishes, in the second method, he draws a real life object with a step-by-step process. In each step, he tries to find out which mathematical formulas will produce the drawing, for example, by using this method, he drew birds in flight, butterflies, human faces and plants using trigonometric functions. He has designed some fractals and tessellations inspired by the continents, for example, in 2015, he described the fractal Africa with an Africa-like octagon and its lateral inversion. Naderi Yeganeh received his bachelors degree in mathematics from the University of Qom and he won a gold medal at the 38th Iranian Mathematical Society’s Mathematics Competition in May 2014 and a silver medal at the 39th IMS’s Mathematics Competition in May 2015
10. Gholam Ali Oveissi – General Gholam-Ali Oveissi was an Iranian four-star general and the Chief Commander of the Imperial Iranian Armed Forces under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. He was the last general to head the Imperial Army of Iran and he is regarded as one of the most powerful and adept military generals in Iran’s modern history. General Oveissi was born in 1918 in the city of Qhom and he came from a large prominent family with a long military and political history. Most of the members of his including his brothers and sisters served in Government office. He is a descendant of Eskandar Beik Torkaman, the Minister, head of army. On his mothers side he was the grandson of Hossein Ali Mirza, Oveissi received his diploma from Irans Military High School. He attended the Officer’s Faculty in 1938 continuing his training in the Military Academy in Tehran. He attended the Military organization in Fort Meyers, Virginia and Fort Leavenworth Kansas in 1959, from 1938-1939 he was chosen to command the Military Section of the 7th and 13th regiments positioned in Fars Province and replaced the commander of the 6th regiment from 1940-1941. From 1941 –1943 he replaced the commander of Fars Province. From 1940-1960 he was chief of the faculty in Tehran. After 1955 his military career progressed very rapidly, on 12 September 1954, he became a full colonel and served with that rank until 1960 when he was promoted to general in the Royal Iranian Army. From 1958-1960 he participated actively in the military prosecution of communist officers. He continued his studies in the United States periodically from 1960-1965. Four Star General of the Army, from 1960-1965 he became a four star general of the Army, being the youngest of his peers to achieve the rank of four stars. In 1965 General Oveissi became the Chief Commander of the security divisions of the Policy Academy, in 1966 he served in the Committee of Information of the Imperial Iranian Army. In 1969 he obtained the highest military rank, Oveissi additionally obtained medals from various countries’ military organizations. He received medals from Italian, English, Lebanese, German, below are excerpts of reports/cables produced by the American Embassy in Tehran before the revolution and later obtained by the newly installed revolutionary regime. The cables were published by Kayhan, Irans leading conservative newspaper, General Gholam Ali Oveissi, furthermore, the position of the Chief Commander of the Iranian Police Division was afforded to him
11. Farrokhroo Parsa – Farokhroo Parsay, was an Iranian physician, educator and parliamentarian. She served as Minister of Education of Iran in the last pre-Islamic revolution government and was the first female minister of an Iranian government. Parsay was a supporter of womens rights in Iran. She was executed by firing squad on 8 May 1980 after the Islamists came to power in Iran, on religious-revolutionary charges. In the early 1960s, she wrote a letter to the Shah requesting the right to vote for women and her mother, Fakhr-e Āfāgh, was the editor of the womens magazine Jahān-e Zan, and a vocal proponent for gender equality and for educational opportunities for women. It was here that Farrokhroo was born, some minutes past midnight on Iranian New Years Eve 1922, later, with the intervention of Prime Minister Hasan Mostowfi ol-Mamalek, her family was allowed to return to Tehran. Upon obtaining a degree, Parsa became a biology teacher in Jeanne dArc Highschool in Tehran. At the school she came to know Farah Diba, one of her students at school. In 1963, Parsa was elected to parliament, and began petitioning Mohammad Reza Pahlavi for suffrage for Irans women and she was also a driving force for legislation that amended the existing laws concerning women and family. In 1965 Pārsā was appointed Deputy Minister of Education and on 27 August 1968 she became Minister of Education in the cabinet of the Amir-Abbas Hoveyda government and it was the first time in the history of Iran that a woman has occupied a cabinet position. Farrokhroo Parsa was executed by firing squad on 8 May 1980 in Tehran, in her last letter from prison, Farrokhroo Parsa wrote to her children, I am a doctor, so I have no fear of death. Death is only a moment and no more, I am prepared to receive death with open arms rather than live in shame by being forced to be veiled. I am not going to bow to those who expect me to regret for fifty years of my efforts for equality between men and women. I am not prepared to wear the chador and step back in history, in fact, during her tenure as minister of education, Beheshti, Bahonar and Mohammed Mofatteh were on the ministrys payroll. These three were to be major players in the Islamic Revolution several years later, with her ministrys funding, Beheshti established the Islamic Center of Hamburg and Bahonar was able to set up a few Islamic public schools around Tehran. Womens rights movement in Iran Womens rights in Iran Women in Iran
12. Mostafa Pourmohammadi – Mostafa Pourmohammadi is an Iranian prosecutor and politician, who has served at different positions and cabinet posts. He has been minister of justice since 15 August 2013, Pourmohammadi was born in Qom in 1960. However, IRNA reports his birth year as 1959 and he was educated in jurisprudence, principles of jurisprudence, and philosophy in the Haqqani seminary in Qom. He completed his education in extra-jurisprudence and principles in Mashhad, Qom and he holds a level four jurisprudence and Islamic law degree, which is equivalent of a PhD. Pourmohammadi was prosecutor of the Revolutionary Court in Bandar Abbas, Kermanshah, next he served as prosecutor of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Court in the western regions in 1986. He was appointed deputy minister in 1987 under the then intelligence minister Hojjatoleslam Ali Fallahian during the term of the former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. He was also named director the ministrys counterintelligence directorate, from 1997 to 1998 Pourmohammadi served as the director of the ministrys foreign directorate. His term as deputy intelligence minister ended in 1999, in addition, he was acting deputy minister of information from 1997 to 1999. He also served as member and head of the board of trustees of Center for Islamic Revolution Documents and he was appointed by supreme leader Khamenei as the head of the political and social department of his office in 2003. On 24 August 2005, Pourmohammadi was appointed minister by Ahmadinejad. The Majlis approved him as minister with 153 votes in favor, in an effort to end the plight of refugees, Pourmohammadi attended a meeting of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees on 10 October 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was removed from office in a reshuffle in May 2008. He was dismissed allegedly for informing Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei about the electoral irregularities without the consent of Ahmedinejad, then Pourmohammadi was appointed head of Irans general inspectorate office. He announced his candidacy for the 2013 presidential election in March 2013, on 4 August 2013, Pourmohammadi was nominated by newly elected President Hassan Rouhani as the minister of justice and was confirmed on 15 August by the Majlis. According to Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, he was the representative of the Ministry of Information in charge of questioning prisoners in Evin Prison during the massacre, Montazeri saw Pourmohammadi as being a central figure in the mass executions of prisoners in Tehran. Pourmohammadi is married and has four children
13. Sadeq Rohani – Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammad Sadeq Hussaini Rohani is an Iranian Twelver Shia Marja currently residing in Qum, Iran. He was born in the city of Qum, Iran during Muharram 1345 AH and his family was of Imam Hussein extraction, with a great background of knowledge and virtues. He received his Ijtihad Authority at the age of 14, from Grand Ayatollah Abul-Qassim Khoei and he became a Marja, after death of Grand Ayatollah Borujerdi, at the age of 35. His father, Mahmoud Rohani, was a teacher in the Islamic Seminary of Qum. He was born in the year 1307 AH and he moved to Najaf, Iraq in the year 1330 AH to study under Sayed Abul Hasan Esfahani and Mirza Na’eni. He also studied for a while under Hussain Tabatabai Qummi in the city of Mashad and he then moved to the Islamic Seminary of Qum, Iran. Some believe that it was he who managed to convince Abdulkarim Haeri to move to the city of Qum to start teaching Islamic Studies and he is regarded by some as being one of the most exceptional students of Haeri. Mahmoud Rohani died on the 18th of Shaban 1381 AH after a period of illness. When the news of his death spread, the city of Qum, including the markets, education institutions and offices, closed out of recognition of the loss of a great figure. After his father died, Sayed Sadiq Rohani spent many years leading the prayer in the mosque whilst also answering peoples’ religious questions. Sayed Sadiq Rohani started his career in the city of Qum with his father teaching Arabic Grammar. After being examined by Khoei, he started his higher Islamic studies of “Fiqh” and it is one of the most important and difficult books taught in Islamic Seminaries and understanding such a book requires much talent. Rohani studied under some of the most renowned and highest religious scholars, however, the role ayatollah khoei played in treating Ayatollah Rohani was really appreciable. As he acknowledges, a share of his knowledge is due to 15-year attendance in public. His published works verifies this claim, Ayatollah Khoei used to scout around for intelligent students and to play greater role in training them. When attended Najaf seminary in his adolescence, Ayatollah Rohani was a student with an unbelievable comprehension. He would learn complicated lessons of fiqh, write down the notes and make a copy of them at home, discuss the lesson with his friends. This huge bulk of task, especially in lack of learning and living facilities, moreover, he would do his personal affairs such as earning his living while tolerating the economic pressures