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  • MOBĀRAK, HĀJI

    Anthony A. Lee

    (1823-1863), African slave of Sayyed ʿAli-Moḥammad Širāzi, the Bāb, and participant in the founding events of the Babi movement.

  • MOCKLER, EDWARD

    Agnes Korn and Elaine Zair

    (1842-1927), British army officer and diplomat who contributed to the study of Baluchistan and the Baluchi language.

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  • MODARRESI, Taqi

    Nasrin Rahimieh

    (1931-1997), Persian novelist and psychiatrist.

  • MODI, JIVANJI JAMSHEDJI

    Michael Stausberg and Ramiyar P. Karanjia

    (1854-1933) Parsi priest, scholar, public servant, and community activist. Modi produced scholarly works on a greatr range of subjects, and he may well have been the most prolific Parsi scholar of modern times. 

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  • MOʿEZZ-AL-DAWLA

    Claude Cahen

    (d. 967), ABU’L-ḤOSAYN, Aḥmad ebn Abi Šojāʿ, 4th/10th century Buyid prince, the youngest of the three brothers who conquered western, southern, and central Persia.

  • MOʿEZZI NIŠĀBURI

    Hormoz Davarpanah

    (ca. 1048/49-ca. 1125/27), Abu ʿAbd-Allāh Moḥammad, a major poet at the court of the Saljuqs in Khorasan in the 12th century.

  • MOFAŻŻAL al-JOʿFI

    Mushegh Asatryan

    a prominent member of the Kufan ḡolāt and companion of the sixth and seventh Shiʿite imams Jaʿfar al-Ṣādeq and Musa al-Kāẓem.

  • MOḠĀN

    Richard Tapper

    (or Dašt-e Moḡān, also Muqān), a lowland steppe in Azerbaijan.

  • MOHALLABI, Abu Moḥammad

    Maurice Pomerantz

    vizier and literary patron.

  • MOḤAMMAD AL-JAWĀD, ABU JAʿFAR

    Louis Medoff

    (811-835), ninth imam of the Twelver Shiʿites, the only child of Imam ʿAli al-Reżā, was only seven years of age at the time of his father's death; The prospect of a non-adult imam brought about widespread confusion in the community.