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(1883-1933), king of Afghanistan, first representative of the new Dorrāni dynasty.
(1808-1848), the third ruler of the Qajar dynasty after his grandfather Fatḥ-ʿAli Shah.
R. D. McChesney
born Amir Šēr-ʿAli Khan, a prominent Afghan political figure of the Moḥammadzi clan (1857-1914).
The youngest of four children, Ardeshir was born to ʿAbbās-Qoli and Sorur Mahkāma Moḥaṣṣeṣṣ. His father was a judge and died when Ardeshir was an infant. His mother, an educator and the principal of the first school for girls in Rasht, was a poet and literary figure and a close acquaintance of Parvin Eʿteṣāmi.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi
(1912-1995) composer and prominent performer of the Ud (lute).
See ĀL-E MOḤTĀJ.
, Šams-al-Šoʿarā Kamāl-al-Din, Persian poet of the Safavid period (b. Kashan, 1528-29, d. Kashan, 1588).
early 15th-century historian, author of the Montaḵab al-tavāriḵ, a general chronicle on dynastic history of Iran in the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods, dedicated to the Timurid ruler Šāhroḵ (1405-47).
(1874-1934), a satirical poet in Azerbaijani, fairly unknown during his lifetime. A social problem is addressed in every one of his poems.
Anna Livia Beelaert
Persian poet of the 12th century, born in Baylaqān in Arrān (now part of the Republic of Azerbaijan); and a contemporary of Khāqāni Šervāni, Aṯir-al-Din Aḵsikati, and Jamāl-al-Din Eṣfahāni.