According to Ashura News, quoted by the IRNA news agency, Ayatollah Safi Golpaygani Was a senior Iranian theologian, a Twelver Shia Marja, and the author of several significant books on Shia jurisprudence.
Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani was born in 1297 (Iranian calendar) in Golpayegan.
He studied in seminaries of Qom under Grand Ayatollah Borujerdi, Hojjat, Khansari, and Golpaygani.
Membership in the Assembly for the Final Review of the Constitution and membership in the Guardian Council and its first secretary by the decree of Imam Khomeini (RA) have been among the political activities of Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani.
Seminaries across the country are closed until the end of this week following the passing of Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpayegani.