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Iranian diplomat and translator of Bahai scriptures.This Article Has Images/Tables.
title of Āqā Moḥammad Qāʾeni, a prominent Bahai author and apologist (1829-92).
ruler of Iran, 1736-47. He rose from obscurity to control an empire that briefly stretched across Iran, northern India, and parts of Central Asia, with a reputation as a skilled military commander and with success in battle against numerous opponents, including the Ottomans and the Mughals.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1792-1842), Transoxianan poetess of Ḵᵛoqand, who wrote in both Persian–with the pen name Maknuna–and Čaḡatāy under the pseudonyms of Nādera and Kāmela.
poet and literary critic, representative of the Soḵan school of poetry, who advocated the capacity of modern Persian poetry to maintain imperative and perceptible connections with the classical tradition and, at the same time, broaden its horizons to incorporate images perceived as belonging to the modern world (1929-2000).This Article Has Images/Tables.
a tribe of Fārs and the Tehran region. Although of Turkic origin, the Nafar of Fārs have become a mixture of Turkic, Arab, and Lor elements.
a Qajar princess whose life spanned the late Qajar and early Pahlavi eras (b. 1231-32 Š./1853; d. 1311 Š./1932).
Michel M. Mazzaoui
(d. 918/1512), the third holder of the office of wakil-e nafs-e nafis-e Homāyun under Shah Esmāʿil Ṣafawi, the representative of the Shah both in his religious and in his political capacity.
C. Edmund Bosworth
the administrative center of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) with its own elected representative assembly, within the Republic of Azerbaijan but separated from it by Armenia.
Hushang Ettehad and EIr
(1880-1962), businessman, scholar, and collector of manuscripts.