Ebrahim Amini

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Ebrahim Amini
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Amini in 2016
Member of the Assembly of Experts
In office
24 May 2016 24 April 2020
Constituency Tehran Province
In office
15 August 1983 19 February 2007
Constituency Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province
Second Deputy Chairman of the Assembly of Experts
In office
Preceded by Mohammad Mehdi Rabbani Amlishi
Succeeded by Mohammad Yazdi
Member of the Expediency Discernment Council
In office
17 March 1997 24 April 2020
Personal details
Ebrahim Amini Najafabadi

(1925-06-30)June 30, 1925
Najaf Abad, Isfahan Province, Iran
DiedApril 24, 2020(2020-04-24) (aged 94)
Qom, Qom Province, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Political party Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom
Alma mater Isfahan Hawza
Qom Seminary
Occupation Cleric
Signature Ebrahim Amini signature.svg
Website www.ibrahimamini.com

Ebrahim Amini (30 June 1925 – 24 April 2020) was an Iranian politician who was a member of the Assembly of Experts. He was also a member of the Expediency Discernment Council, and was previously identified as a possible candidate to become the next Iranian Supreme Leader. [1] Ayatollah Amini was a jurist and a moderate supporter of jurisprudential Islam. He was a member of the Council for the Revision of the Second Constitution in 1989 and was a supporter of the maximum ruling term of a Supreme Leader being ten years. [2]


Amini was known as a critic of the government of former president Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. [3]

Amini died in April 2020 at the age of 94, at the Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Qom. [4]

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  1. Saeed Kamali Dehghan (31 October 2014), "When the time comes, who will succeed Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?", The Guardian , retrieved 24 February 2017
  2. Seyed Mohammad Lolaki (2019). Diverging Approaches of Political Islamic Thought in Iran since the 1960s. Springer Nature. p. 157. ISBN   978-981-15-0477-8.
  3. "Who will be the next chair of Iran's Assembly of Experts?". 30 March 2016.
  4. "Ayatollah Ibrahim Amini Passes Away at 94". Ijtihad Network. 24 April 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2020.