Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Shaykh Hadi Najmabadi

b. 1834 or 1835
d. 1902 or 1903 Tehran

Shaykh Hadi Najmabadi, the son of ‘Alaviyah Khanum and Haj Mulla Mahdi Najmabadi, was born in 1835. He first married Sakinah Khanum (Galin Baji) Rahguzar and their children were: Riza, Muhammad Taqi, Khadijah, Fatimah Sultan, Mahdi, Ruqiyah, and Khadijah. His second wife was Sakinah Kundushlu and their children were: Sadiqah, Javad, Baygum Agha (Bigum Agha), Shahrbanu (Bibi Khanum), and Aqa Mirza Muhammad. Shaykh Hadi was a renowned Mujtahid in Tehran and was the author of Tahrir al-ʻUqala’. He died in 1902 and was buried at Shaykh Hadi Mausoleum, Shaykh Hadi Street, Tehran.

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