Mohammad-Reza Rahchamani was an Iranian physician turned politician. A practicing doctor, he became involved in politics as well. He was a founding member of the Islamic Iran Solidarity Party. He represented Sabzevar in the Iranian Parliament from 1984 to 2000 and headed Iran's State Welfare Organization during the early 2000s. He died due to complications from COVID-19 in March 2020.
Rashid-al-Din Hamadani was a statesman, historian, and physician in 13th-century Iran. He was born into a Persian Jewish family and converted to Islam as a young man. He became the powerful vizier of the Ilkhan, Ghazan, and began his career as a historian as well. He was later arrested and executed on charges of poisoning the Ilkhanid king Öljaitü.