Rahman Dadman
Rahman Dadman (Persian: رحمان دادمان‎) was an Iranian politician born in Ardabil. He was the Minister of Roads and Transportation, under President Mohammad Khatami until May 18, 2001 when he die...
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda (Persian: امیرعباس هویدا;‎ Amīr `Abbās Hoveyda, 18 February 1919 – 7 April 1979) was an Iranian economist and politician who served as Prime Minister of Iran from 27 Jan...
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Bijan Jazani
Bijan Jazani (Persian: بيژن جزني‎; 1938, Tehran – April 19, 1975) is a major figure among modern Iranian Socialist intellectuals.
Bijan Jazani was born to Hossien Jazani (حسین جزنی) and Alam...
Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob
Abdolhossein Zarinkoob (Luri/Persian:عبدالحسين زرين‌کوب, also spelled Zarrinkoub) (May 19, 1923 – September 15, 1999) was a prominent scholar of Iranian literature, history of literature, Persian cult...
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Ahmad Tafazzoli
Dr. Ahmad Tafazzoli (1937 Isfahan – January 15, 1997 Tehran) (Persian: احمد تفضلی‎) was a prominent Iranian Iranist and master of ancient Iranian literature and culture. Professor Tafazzoli was ...
Role of the Internet during 2009 Iranian election protests
Internet activism and, specifically, social networking has been instrumental in organizing many of the 2009 Iranian election protests. Online sites have been uploading amateur pictures and video, and ...
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Iraj Afshar
Iraj Afshar (8 October 1925 – 9 March 2011) (Persian: ایرج افشار‎) was a bibliographer, historian, and an iconic figure in the field of Persian studies . He was a consulting editor of Ency...
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Mohammad-Javad Bahonar
Mohammad Javad Bahonar (Persian: محمدجواد باهنر‎, 5 September 1933 – 30 August 1981) was an Iranian scholar, Shia theologian and politician who served as the Prime minister of Iran from 15 to 30...
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Kioumars Saberi Foumani
Kioumars Saberi Foumani (August 29, 1941 – April 30, 2004) (Persian: کیومرث صابری فومنی‎) also known with his pen name Gol-Agha (Persian: گل آقا‎), was an Iranian satirist, writer, and tea...
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Hamideh Kheirabadi
Hamideh Kheirābādi (Persian: حمیده خیرآبادی) (born 21 December 1924, Rasht – died 19 April 2010, Tehran) was a celebrated Iranian film and theatre actress. She played in more than 200 feature fi...
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Esmat Dowlatshahi
Esmat Dowlatshahi (1904 – 24 July 1995) was an Iranian aristocrat and the fourth and last spouse of Reza Shah.
Dowlatshahi was born in 1904. She was a member of the Qajar dynasty. Her parents were...
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Mohsen Hashtroodi
Mohsen Hashtroodi (Persian: محسن هشترودی‎, French: Mohsen Hachtroudi) (December 13, 1908, Tabriz – September 4, 1976, Tehran) was an Iranian mathematician. His father, Shaikh Esmāeel Mojtahe...
Mohammad-Ali Rajai
Mohammad-Ali Rajai (Persian: محمدعلی رجائی‎; 15 June 1933 – 30 August 1981) was the president of Iran from 2 to 30 August 1981 after serving as prime minister under Abolhassan Banisadr. He was a...
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Shahrokh Meskoob
Shahrokh Meskoob (1924 in Babol, Iran – April 12, 2005 in Paris, France) (Persian: شاهرخ مسکوب‎), was an Iranian writer, translator, scholar and university professor.
Meskoob was born in the...
Mohammad Sa'ed
Muhammad Sa'ed Maraghei (1883–1973) was a Prime Minister of Iran.
Born in Maragheh, he studied at University of Lausanne, and became Prime Minister after the fall of Ali Soheili's cabinet in 1943....
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Mohammad Beheshti
Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti (1929 – 28 June 1981) (Persian: سیّد محمد حسینی بهشتی‎) was an Iranian scholar, writer, jurist and one of the main architects of the constitution of the Islamic...
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Simin Daneshvar
Simin Dāneshvar (Persian: سیمین دانشور‎)‎ (28 April 1921 – 8 March 2012) was an Iranian academic, novelist, fiction writer and translator, largely regarded as the first major Iranian woman...
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Ruhollah Khomeini
Ruhollah Moosavi Khomeini (Persian: روح‌الله خمینی‎, [ruːholˈlɑːhe χomeiˈniː], 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989) was an Iranian religious leader, revolutionary, politician, and leader of the...
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Ali Tajvidi
Ali Tajvidi (Persian: علی تجويدی‎; November 7, 1919 - March 15, 2006) was an Iranian musician, composer, violinist, songwriter, and music professor at the School of National Music and Tehran Uni...
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Khadijeh Saqafi
Khadijeh Saqafi (a. k. a. Ghods Iran Saqafi) (1913 – 21 March 2009) was the wife of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Saqafi was known as the "mother of the Islam...
Keramat Daneshian
Keramat Daneshian (1944, Shiraz – 18 February 1974, Tehran) was an Iranian director, poet and communist activist. In 1974, he was convicted, along with Khosrow Golsorkhi, of plotting to kidnap the Sha...
Parvaneh Eskandari Forouhar
Parvaneh Eskandari Forouhar, (Persian: پروانه‌ی اسکندری فروهر‎, born Parvaneh Majd Eskandari, 14 March 1938 – 22 November 1998) was an Iranian dissident and activist who was murdered during the ...
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Nematollah Nassiri
Nematollah Nassiri (1911 in Semnan – 16 February 1979), was the director of SAVAK, the Iranian intelligence agency during the rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Nassiri served as the commander of the ...
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Islamic Government: Governance of the Jurist
Velayat-e faqih (Persian: ولایت فقیه‎, velāyat-e faqīh), also known as Islamic Government (Persian: حکومت اسلامی‎, Hokumat-i Eslami), is a book by the Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and revolu...
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Shokouh Mirfattah
Shokouh Mirfattah (Fatemeh HajMirfattah) was born on 25 September 1946 in Tehran, Iran. After receiving a bachelor's degree in physical education, she moved to the United States to complete her advanc...
Javad Fakoori
Javad Fakouri (Persian: جواد فکوری‎, 3 January 1939 – 29 September 1981) was a prominent military official and defense minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Fakouri was commander of the ...
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Abbas Katouzian
Abbas Katouzian (1923 – April 12, 2008) was an Iranian painter and artist.Born in Tehran, Katouzian studied art history during his childhood and chose Kamalolmolk as his mentor. He followed the ...
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