A Clerical Lineage

Moqtada al-Sadr owes his rapid rise and religious authority to his roots. He was born into one of the most famous Shiite families.

[Timeline / Sadr family tree: Mohammed Bakr al-Sadr, Mohammed Sadiq al-Sadr, Mustafa al-Sadr, Muammal al-Sadr, Murtada al-Sadr, Moqtada al-Sadr]

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