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Muhammad Taqi al-Shirazi

Al-Mīrzā Muḥammad Taqī al-Shīrāzī (Arabic: الميرزا محمد تقي الشيرازي) (b. 1256/1840 - d. 1338/1920), known as the Second Mīrza or the Mīrzā Kuchak (meaning Mirza the Junior), was a Shiite marja' (authority) and the political leader of the Independence Movement in Iraq in 13th/19th and 14th/20th centuries.

Muhammad Taqi al-Shirazi
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Personal Information
Full Name Mirza Muḥammad Taqi al-Shirazi
Well-Known As Second Mīrza, Mirza the Junior
Birth 1256/1840
Residence Shiraz
Studied in Karbala, Samarra
Death Dhu l-Hijja 13, 1338/August 28, 1920
Burial Place Southern chamber of the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Husayn (a).
Scholarly Information
Professors Mirza Hasan al-Shirazi, Fadil al-Ardakani and Sayyid 'Ali Taqi al-Tabataba'i.
Works Risala al-khilal, Al-Qasa'id al-fakhira fi madh al-'itra al-tahir, ...
Scholarly
Activities
Marja', poet
Socio-Political Activities
Socio-Political
Activities
Political leader of the Independence Movement in Iraq, Fatwas of jihad, Administrator of the Shiite Seminary of Samarra , ...

Al-Mirza al-Shirazi was born in Iran and later migrated to Iraq, where he first resided in Karbala, and then moved to Samarra with his teacher, al-Mirza Hasan al-Shirazi, also known as the First Mirza. After the First Mirza, he undertook the