- September 10 – More than 30 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured in Karbala due to the mass stampede at the Ashura mourning ceremony (Muharram 10, 1441 AH).
- February 21 – Muhammad Mu'min (b. 1357/1938), a Shi'a jurist and a theorist of the Guardianship of the Jurist. (Jumada II 15, 1440 AH)
- October 26 – Al-Sayyid Ja'far Murtada al-'Amili (b. 1364/1945) a Shiite scholar and expert in the history of Islam and Shiism and a Shiite biographer, (Safar 27, 1441 AH)
- November 24 – Demise of Abulfazl Mirmuhammadi, member of the Assembly of Experts of Iran (Rabi' I 26, 1441 AH)