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The famous Persian Characters

Until our times, the territory of Persia has been known internationally as the home of the many celebrities who have given an inestimable value to the development of civilization and human culture in the scientific, artistic, political, engineering, philosophy, literature and etc.You should point out that UNESCO has recognized thirty-three Persian characters on its list of celebrities such as Saadi, Hafez, Attar, Ferdowsi, Rumi, Naser Khosrow, Abu Saed Abol Kheyr, Molla Sadra, Mir Damad, Nasir al-Tusi , Ghazali, Farabi, Avicenna, Khayam and etc.

Rhazes (Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyya al-Razi)

Rhazes (854-925)

Rhazes (Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyya al-Razi) Abu Bakr Mohammad Ben Zakariyā Rāzi born in the year 865 in the city of Rey, is a scholar, ... Read more
Rudaki

Rudaki (858-941)

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

Fārābi (870-950)

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

Ferdowsi (935-1020)

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

Avicenna (980-1037)

Avicenna (Ibn Sinā) 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 Biruni Abu Reyhan Mohammad Ben Ahmad Biruni, prominent Iranian scholar and mathematician, astronomer, chronograph, anthropologist, indologist, historian, chronologist and naturalist, ... Read more
Baba Taher Oryan

Babā Taher Oryan

Baba Taher Oryan Baba Taher Hamedāni, known as "Bābā Tāher Oryān", Gnostic, 11th century Iranian poet and author of a form of quatrains called ... Read more
Nāser Khosrow Qabādiāni

Nāser Khosro (1004-1088)

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

Umar Khayyām (1048-1131)

Omar Khayyam (Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ marUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyam Nīshāpūr) Omar Khayyam Neishāburi (full name: Ghyās Ad-Din Abu'l Fath Omar Ben Ebrahim Khayyam Neishāburi ... Read more
Abu Hamed Mohammad Ben Mohammad Ben Ahmad Ghazali

Al-Ghazali (1058-1111)

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

Nezāmi Ganjavi (1141-1209)

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

'Attār Neishāburi (1145-1221)

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

Saàdi (1184-1291)

Saadi (Abu Mohammad Muslih Ibn Abdollah Sadi Shirazi Saadi (Sa῾dī) of Shirāz whose full name is Abu Mohammad Mosharraf Al-Din Mosleh Ben Abdallāh ... Read more
Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

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

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

Rumi (1207-1273)

Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī) Rumi, Jalāl Ad-Din Mohammad Balkhi known as Moulavi, Moulānā, Master Rumi or Rumi, born in September of ... Read more
Hāfez (Khāje Shams o-Dīn Moḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī)

Hāfez (1315-1390)

Hāfez (Khāje Shams o-Dīn Moḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī) Khāje Shams o-Din Mohammad Ben Bahā Alddin Hāfez Shirāzi (Shiraz, 1315) is a famous Persian poet ... Read more
Kamāl ud-Din Behzād

Kamāl ud-Din Behzād (1450-1545)

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

Sheikh Bahai (1547-1621)

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

Mollā Sadrā (1572-1640)

Sadra Sadr Sadr Ad-Din Mohammad Ben Ebrahim Shirazi known as Molla Sadra and Sadr-ol-Mote'āllehin (lett: "the leader of those who came to God") ... Read more
Sā'eb Tabrizi

Sa'eb of Tabriz (1592-1676)

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

Mohammad Bāqer Majlesi (1627-1700)

Mohammad Baqer Majlesi 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)

Amir Kabir Mirzā Mohammad Taghikhān Farāhāni, born in 1807 to Hazāveh, Arāk, known as Amir Kabir, was one of Iran's first ministers ... Read more
Gholāmhossein Darvish Khan

Darvish Khān (1872-1926)

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

Kamal ol-Molk (1848-1940)

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

Rais Ali Delvāri (1882-1915)

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

Mohammad Taqi Bahār (1886-1951)

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

Nima Yushij (1897-1960)

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

Seyed Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini (1902-1989)

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

Mahmoud Hessābi (1903-1992)

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

Allameh Tabātabāi (1904-1981)

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

Shahryar (1904-1988)

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

Parvin Etesami (1906-1941)

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

Morteza Motahhari (1920-1979)

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

Simin Dāneshvar (1921-2012)

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

Mohammad Taghi Jafari (1925-1998)

Mohammad Taghi Jafari 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 Sohrāb Sepehri, born the 7 October 1928 in Kāshān is a poet, a writer and an Iranian painter. Sohrab was one ... Read more
Gholam Reza Takhti

Gholām Rezā Takhti (1930-1958)

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

Abbās Kiārostami (1940-2016)

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

Seyed Morteza Āvini (1947-1993)

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

Mahmoud Farshchiān (1930)

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