KASRAVI, AḤMAD (احمد کسروی)(b. Tabriz, 29 September 1890; d. Tehran, 11 March 1946; Figure 1), influential social thinker, prominent historian, a pioneer of Iran’s linguistic studies, well-known social and religious reformer with a sense of prophetic mission, and prolific author. 

This entry is divided into the following seven articles: 

i. Life and work.

ii. Assassination.

iii. As historian.

iv. As linguist.

v. As social and religious reformer.

vi. On mysticism and Persian Sufi poetry.

vii. A bibliographical survey.

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Originally Published: May 1, 2012

Last Updated: May 4, 2012

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