Ali Shariati

Philosopher, Author

1933 – 1977

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Who was Ali Shariati?

Ali Shariati was an Iranian revolutionary and sociologist, who focused on the sociology of religion. He is held as one of the most influential Iranian intellectuals of the 20th century and has been called the 'ideologue of the Iranian Revolution'.

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Born
Nov 23, 1933
Kahak, Razavi Khorasan
Also known as
  • Ali Mazinani
  • Ali Shariati Mazinani
  • Dr. Ali Shariati
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Islam
  • Shia Islam
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
    Persian literature
    (1955 - 1958)
  • PhD, University of Paris
    History; Sociology
    (1959 - 1963)
Died
Jun 19, 1977
Southampton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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