Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah (b. 1935) (also known as Muhammad Husayn Fadl-Allah or Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadl-Allah) is a prominent Lebanese Shia cleric. Fadlallah was born in Najaf, Iraq and studied Islamic sciences there before moving to Lebanon in 1952. In the following decades, he gave many lectures, engaged in intense scholarship, wrote dozens of books, founded several Islamic religious schools, and established the Mabarrat Association. Through that association he established a public library, a women's cultural center, and a medical clinic. See http://english.bayynat.org.lb/Biography/.