Famous People From Iran (islamic Republic Of)
Find out more about the greatest Iranian Writers, including Rumi, Avicenna, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Marjane Satrapi and Hafez.
Omar KhayyamOmar Khayyam
18 May 1048
Mathematician
Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969
Graphic Novelist

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945
Thinker and Reformer

Cassandra ClareCassandra Clare
27 July 1973
Writer

HafezHafez
 

Jian GhomeshiJian Ghomeshi
09 June 1967
Musician
Shams TabriziShams Tabrizi
1185 AD
poet, philosopher, writer

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film

Saadi ShiraziSaadi Shirazi
1181 AD
poet, writer, professor

Ismail IIsmail I
17 July 1487
sovereign, poet, writer
FerdowsiFerdowsi
0940 AD
poet, writer

Mohammad KhatamiMohammad Khatami
29 September 1943
Philosopher, Politician, Librarian, Writer
Mansur Al-HallajMansur Al-Hallaj
0858 AD
poet

Ali ShariatiAli Shariati
23 November 1933
Politician, Writer, Essayist, Philosopher,

Nizami GanjaviNizami Ganjavi
1141 AD
poet, writer
Forough FarrokhzadForough Farrokhzad
05 January 1935
Poet, Film director, Writer

Attar of NishapurAttar of Nishapur
1145 AD
philosopher, poet, writer
Nizam al-MulkNizam al-Mulk
10 April 1018
scientist, writer

Morteza MotahhariMorteza Motahhari
31 January 1919
Philosopher, Writer, Akhoond, Theologian

Nasir KhusrawNasir Khusraw
 
Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
07 October 1928
Painter, Poet, Writer

Azar NafisiAzar Nafisi
1955 AD
Writer, Professor, Novelist, Literary critic
Fereydoon BatmanghelidjFereydoon Batmanghelidj
1931 AD
physician

Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali MontazeriGrand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri
24 September 1922
Iranian writer

Al-GhazālīAl-Ghazālī
1058 AD
Philosopher