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Muqtada al-Sadr
مقتدى الصدر
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Born 12 August 1973 (1973-08-12) (age 47)
Nationality Iraqi
Citizenship Iraq
Movement Alliance of Revolutionaries for Reform (Saairun)

Muqtada al-Sadr (Arabic: مقتدى الصدر; born 12 August 1973) is an Iraqi Shia cleric, politician and militia leader. He is the leader of the Sadrist Movement and the leader of Saraya al-Salam.

Muqtada al-Sadr is one of the most influential religious and popular figures in Iraq.

In May 2018, al-Sadr's coalition emerged as the frontrunnner in Iraq's national elections, the first since the Islamic State was declared defeated in Iraq.


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