Muqtada al-Sadr facts for kids
|Born||12 August 1973
|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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