The famous Persian Characters

Up to our times, the territory of Persia has been known internationally as the home of the various celebrities who have given invaluable value to the development of civilization and human culture in the scientific, artistic, political, engineering, philosophy, literature and etc.

Suffice it to specify that UNESCO has recognized thirty-three Persian characters in its list of famous such as Saàdi, Hafez, Attar, Ferdowsi, Rumi, Naser Khosrow, Abu Saed Abol Kheyr, Molla Sadra, Mir Damad, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Ghazali , Farabi, Avicenna, Khayam and etc.

Qasem Soleimani

Qasem Soleimani (1957-2020)

General Qasem Soleimani was born in Iran on March 11, 1957 in a village in the Kerman region. During the Islamic Revolution ... Read more
Rhazes (Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyya al-Razi)

Rhazes (854-925)

Abu Bakr Mohammad Ben Zakariyā Rāzi born in the year 865 in the city of Rey, is a wise man, a doctor, a philosopher ... Read more

Rudaki (858-941)

Abu Abdallah Ja'far Ben Mohammad known as Rudaki, is the first great Persian-speaking poet and father of poetry ... Read more

Farabi (870-950)

Abu Naser Mohammad Ben Mohammad Farabi, born in the year 870 in Fārāb, in the Khorāsān region, is one of the most famous ... Read more
Ferdowsi (Hakim Abol-Ghasem Ferdowsi Tusi)

Ferdowsi (935-1020)

Hakim Abol-Ghasem Ferdowsi Tusi was born in Tābarān-e Tus around the year 935. Ferdowsi is the greatest Persian-speaking poet, the speaker, ... Read more
Avicenna (Ibn Sinā)

Avicenna (980-1037)

Ibn Sinā, Abu Ali Hossein Ben Adballāh Ben Sinā (known in the West as Avicenna) (980-1037), famous sage, philosopher, doctor and ... Read more
Abu Reyhan Biruni

Abu Reyhan Biruni (973-1048)

Abu Reyhan Mohammad Ben Ahmad Biruni, an important Iranian writer and mathematician, astronomer, chronograph, anthropologist, indologist, historian, chronologist and naturalist, ... Read more
Baba Taher Oryan

Baba Taher Oryan

Baba Taher Hamedāni, known as "Bābā Tāher Oryān", Gnostic, XNUMXth century Iranian poet and author of a quatrain form called ... Read more
Nāser Khosrow Qabādiāni

Nāser Khosro (1004-1088)

Abu Mo'in Nāser Ben Khosrow Ben Hares Qabādiān Balkhi, known as Nāser Khosrow, was born in 1004 in Qabādiān, Marv. IS' ... Read more
Omar Khayyam

Umar Khayyām (1048-1131)

Omar Khayyam Neishāburi (full name: Ghyās Ad-Din Abu'l Fath Omar Ben Ebrahim Khayyam Neishāburi was born on May 18, 1048 in ... Read more
Abu Hamed Mohammad Ben Mohammad Ben Ahmad Ghazali

Al-Ghazali (1058-1111)

Abu Hamed Mohammad Ben Mohammad Ben Ahmad Ghazali, (1058-19 December 1111), scholar, philosopher, speaker, jurist, is one of the greatest ... Read more
Nezami Ganjavi

Nezāmi Ganjavi (1141-1209)

Jamāl Al-Din Abu Mohammad Ilyās Ben Yusuf Ben Zaki Ben Mu'ayyd, with the nickname Nezami and known as Hakim Nezami, ... Read more
Attār Neishāburi

Attar Neishaburi (1145-1221)

Farid Al-Din Abu Hāmed Mohammad Attar Neishaburi, known as Sheikh 'Attar Neishaburi, born in 1145 in the village of Neishābur, is ... Read more
Saàdi (Abu Mohammad Muslih Ibn Abdullah Saàdi Shirazi

Saàdi (1184-1291)

Saadi (Sa῾dī) of Shirāz whose full name is Abu Mohammad Mosharraf Al-Din Mosleh Ben Abdallāh Ben Mosharraf, known by the ... Read more
Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201-1274)

Abu Ja'far Mohammad Ben Mohammad Ben Hasan Jaharudi Tusi, better known by the name of Khāje Nasir Al-Din, was born on ... Read more
Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

Rumi (1207-1273)

Rumi, Jalāl Ad-Din Mohammad Balkhi known as Moulavi, Moulānā, Maestro Rumi or Rumi, born in September 1207 in ... Read more

Hafez (1315-1390)

Khāje Shams o-Din Mohammad Ben Bahā Alddin Hafez Shirazi (Shiraz, 1315) is a famous Persian poet and one of the greatest ... Read more
Kamāl ud-Din Behzād

Kamāl ud-Din Behzād (1450-1545)

Kamāl ud-Din Behzād, the most famous Iranian painter and miniaturist, was born in Herāt in 1450. His date of birth ... Read more
Sheikh Bahai

Sheikh Bahai (1547-1621)

Bahā Al-Din Mohammad Ben Hossein Ameli known as Sheikh Bahāi (Bahai), born on February 27, 1547 in ... Read more
Sadra spring

Mollā Sadrā (1572-1640)

Sadr Ad-Din Mohammad Ben Ebrahim Shirazi known as Molla Sadra and Sadr-ol-Mote'āllehin (lit: "the head of those who have come to ... Read more
Sā'eb Tabrizi

Sa'eb of Tabriz (1592-1676)

Mirzā Mohammad Ali known with the name of Sāe'b Tabrizi and famous with the name of Mirzā Sā'eb, was born in Tabriz ... Read more
Mohammad Baqer Majlesi

Mohammad Bāqer Majlesi (1627-1700)

Mohammad Baqer Ben Mohammad Taqi Ben Almaqsud Ali Al-Majlesi, born in 1627 in Esfahān, known as Allameh Majlesi, Majlesi Al-Thani ... Read more
Amir Kabir

Amir Kabir (1807-1852)

Mirzā Mohammad Taghikhān Farāhāni, born in 1807 in Hazāveh, Arāk, known as Amir Kabir, was one of the prime ministers ... Read more
Gholāmhossein Darvish Khan

Darvish Khān (1872-1926)

Gholāmhossein Darvish, known as Darvish Khan, born in Tehrān in 1872 is a famous musician and master of traditional music ... Read more
Kamal ol-Molk

Kamal ol-Molk (1848-1940)

Mohammad Ghaffāri, known as Kamal ol-Molk, is an Iranian painter and artist native of Kāshān (1848-1940). He was one ... Read more
Rais Ali Delvāri

Rais Ali Delvāri (1882-1915)

Rais Ali Delvāri, born in 1882 AD in the village of Delvār, a small town in Tangestān, was a constitutionalist fighter ... Read more
Ali Akbar Dehkhoda

Ali Akbar Dehkhoda (1880-1956)

Ali Akbar Dekhodā (Dehkhoda), born in Tehran on February 24, 1880, was one of the great men of science and ... Read more
Mohammad Taqi Bahar

Mohammad Taqi Bahār (1886-1951)

Mohammad Taqi Bahar, born December 9, 1886 in Mashhad, known as "Malek o-Sho'arā" (Lett: "The king of poets") and ... Read more
Nima Yushij

Nima Yushij (1897-1960)

Ali Esfandiāri, known as "Nima Yushij", was born on 11 November 1897 in Yush in the Māzandarān region; contemporary Iranian poet is ... Read more
Seyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini

Seyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini (1902-1989)

Seyed Ruhollah Mostafavi, born on September 24, 1902 in the city of Khomein, near Arak, known as Seyed Ruhollah ... Read more
Mahmoud Hessabi

Mahmoud Hessābi (1903-1992)

Seyed Mahmoud Khān Mirzā Hessabi, known as Professor Hessabi, was born on February 23, 1903 in Tehrān. It was physical, senator, ... Read more
Seyed Mohammad Hossein Tabatabai

Allameh Tabātabāi (1904-1981)

Seyed Mohammad Hossein Tabatabai, born March 17, 1904 in Tabriz, known as Allameh Tabatabai, was an Iranian exegete, ... Read more

Shahryar (1904-1988)

Seyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (Shahryar), born March 21, 1904 near Tabriz, known by the nickname ... Read more
Parvin Etesami

Parvin Etesami (1906-1941)

Parvin Etesami was born on March 17, 1906 in Tabriz. Rakhshande Etesāmi known as Parvin Etesami is remembered ... Read more
Morteza Motahhari

Morteza Motahhari (1920-1979)

Morteza Motahhari, born February 3, 1920 in Farimān near Mashhad, known as "martyr master", and "martyr Motahhari", ... Read more
Simin Daneshvar

Simin Dāneshvar (1921-2012)

Simin Daneshvar, born April 28, 1921 in Shirāz, was a well-known writer and translator and the first woman ... Read more
Mohammad Taghi Jafari

Mohammad Taghi Jafari (1925-1998)

Mohammad Taghi Jafari, born in 1925 in Tabriz, known as Allāmeh Jafari, is a contemporary Iranian scholar, philosopher, speaker, jurist, ... Read more
Sohrāb Sepehri

Sohrāb Sepehri (1928-1980)

Sohrāb Sepehri, born on October 7, 1928 in Kāshān, is an Iranian poet, writer and painter. Sohrab was ... Read more
Gholam Reza Takhti

Gholām Rezā Takhti (1930-1958)

Gholam Reza Takhti, known as "Jahān Pahlevān" (Pahlevān of the world, or sort of hero for his sportiness, loyalty and ... Read more
Ali Shariati Mazināni

Ali Shariati Mazināni (1933-1977)

Ali Shariati Mazināni, born on November 23, 1933 in the village of Kāhak, a suburb of Mazinān Sabzevār, known as Ali ... Read more
Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016)

Abbas Kiarostami, born on June 22, 1940 in Tehrān, was a director, a screenwriter, an editor, a photographer, a ... Read more
Seyed Morteza Āvini

Seyed Morteza Āvini (1947-1993)

Seyed Morteza Āvini, born on September 23, 1947 in the city of Rey, known as "Seyed Shahidān-e ahl qalam" (Master of ... Read more
Mahmoud Farshchian

Mahmoud Farshchiān (1930)

Master Mahmoud Farshchian, born on January 24, 1930 in Esfahān, is a contemporary Iranian painter with a style ... Read more
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