Abbas Vaez-Tabasi

Iranian ayatollah

Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi (Persian: آيت الله عباس واعظ طبسی‎, 25 June 1935 – 4 March 2016) was an Iranian cleric. He holds memberships at different institutions. He was the Grand Imam and Chairman of the Astan Quds Razavi board from 1979 until his death in 2016. He was born in Tabas, Mashhad.

Ayatollah Abbas Vaez-Tabasi
Born(1935-06-25)June 25, 1935
Tabas, Mashhad, Iran
DiedMarch 4, 2016(2016-03-04) (aged 80)
Mashhad, Iran
EraModern era
Spouse(s)Zahra Tabasi (1959–2016, his death)
ChildrenNaser (b. 1960)
Mostafa (b. 1962)
Maedeh (b. 1964)

Tabasi died from respiratory failure in Mashhad, Iran on 4 March 2016. He had lung cancer. Tabasi was aged 80.[1]


  1. "PressTV-Senior Iranian cleric passes away".

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