Manucher Ghorbanifar
Manucher Ghorbanifar (Persian: منوچهر قربانیفر‎; nickname "Gorba") is an expatriate Iranian arms dealer. He is best known as a middleman in the Iran–Contra Affair during the Ronald Reagan presid...
Farajollah Rasai
Admiral Farajollah Rasai (1910-2002) was the Commander of the Imperial Iranian Navy from 1961 to 1972 and the most Senior Naval Commander of the Iranian Navy. He joined the Navy in 1929 and was train...
Subh-i-Azal
Ṣubḥ-i-Azal (Morning of Eternity) (1831–1912, born Mírzá Yaḥyá Núrí) was a Persian religious leader of Azali Bábism.
Mirza Yahya was born in 1831 to Kuchak Khanum-i-Karmanshahi (Ruhi, A Brief Biog...
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Political thought and legacy of Ruhollah Khomeini
The impact of the religious and political ideas of that leader of the Iranian Islamic Revolution, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini include replacing Iran's millennia-old monarchy with theocracy, and...
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Karim Sanjabi
Karim Sanjabi (Persian: کریم سنجابی ) (September 1904 – 4 July 1995) was an Iranian liberal political leader of the 20th century.
He was born in Kermanshah in September 1904 to the chief of the Ku...
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Farah Pahlavi
Farah Pahlavi (Persian: فرح پهلوی‎; born Farah Diba; 14 October 1938) is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and as such the former Queen of Iran.
Farah Diba was born on 14 October 1938 in th...
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Jamshid Amouzegar
Jamshid Amouzegar (born 25 June 1923) is an Iranian economist, artist and politician who was prime minister of Iran from 7 August 1977 to 27 August 1978 when he resigned. Prior to that, he served as ...
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Mohammad Hassan Mirza
Mohammad Hassan Mirza (20 November 1899 in Tabriz – 7 January 1943 in Maidenhead), was the brother of Ahmed Shah Qajar of Iran, and former Crown Prince of the Qajar dynasty. Soon after Reza Shah depos...
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Shahriar Shafiq
Shahriar Shafiq (Persian: والاگهر شهریار شفیق ‎; 15 March 1945, Rabat, Morocco – 7 December 1979, Paris, France) was the son of Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, twin sister of the Shah of Iran, and Ahma...
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Arsham Parsi
Arsham Parsi is an Iranian LGBT Human Rights activist who lives in exile in Canada. He is the founder and head of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR).
Arsham Parsi is an Iranian queer a...
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Leila Kasra
Leila Kasra (Persian: لیلا کسری‎) also known as Hedieh (Persian: هدیه‎), (March 27, 1939 – May 16, 1989) was a contemporary Iranian poet and lyricist who wrote lyrics for artists like Ebi...
Patrick Ali Pahlavi
Prince Patrick Ali Pahlavi (born 1 September 1947) is a member of the deposed Pahlavi dynasty of Iran and was heir presumptive from 1954 to 1960. According to the former constitution of Iran, he would...
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Ahmad Mirfendereski
Ahmad Mirfendereski (1918 - 2 May 2004) was an Iranian diplomat, politician and the last minister of foreign affairs of the Shah era in Iran.
Mirfendereski began his career at the ministry of fore...
Islam and Revolution
Islam and Revolution is a two volume set of writings by Ayatollah/Imam Ruhollah Khomeini, which contain a collection of his speeches and writings.
The first volume covers the years 1941 to 1980, a...
History of political Islam in Iran
The history of Islamic Principlism in Iran covers the history of Islamic revivalism and the rise of political Islam in modern Iran. Today, there are basically three types of Islam in Iran: traditional...
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Lobat Vala
Lobat Vala (born 1930 in Tehran) is an Iranian poet,and campaigner for the Women Liberation and Equal Rights in Iran. Having been exiled from Iran since 1979, Vala lives in London, and lived in Melbou...
Amir-Hossein Khozeimé Alam
Amir Hossein Khozeimé-Alam (c. 1919 – 2002) was the eldest son of Amir Ma'soum Khan Khozeiméh (Hessamodolleh III), the last ruling Amir of Qaenat and Sistan, in what is now south-eastern Iran. He was ...
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...
Mahmoud Khayami
Mahmoud Khayami, CBE, KSS, GCFO (Persian: محمود خيامی‎) born 1930 in Mashhad, Iran, is an Iranian industrialist and philanthropist, of French nationality.
Mahmoud Khayami was born in 1930 ...
Valentine Moghadam
Valentine Moghadam (born 1952) is a feminist scholar, sociologist, activist, and author, whose work focuses on women in development, globalization, feminist networks, and female employment in the Midd...
Niloofar Beyzaie
Niloofar Beyzaie is an Iranian dramatist.
Niloofar Beyzaie is the daughter of the theater and film director Bahram Beyzaie (Bahram Beyzai) and Monir Azam Raminfar who comes from a family of artist...
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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Ahmad Madani
Ahmad Madani (11 February 1928 – 12 February 2006) was an Iranian politician, Commander of Iranian Navy (1979), governor of the Khuzestan province (1979–80) and candidate in the first Iranian presiden...
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Guity Novin
Guity Novin (born Guity Navran, 1944) is an Iranian-Canadian figurative painter, and graphic designer residing in Canada. She classifies her work as Transpressionism, a movement she has introduced.Her...
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