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

Jian GhomeshiJian Ghomeshi
09 June 1967
Musician

HafezHafez
 

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film
Shams TabriziShams Tabrizi
1185 AD
poet, philosopher, writer

Mohammad KhatamiMohammad Khatami
29 September 1943
Philosopher, Politician, Librarian, Writer

Ismail IIsmail I
17 July 1487
sovereign, poet, writer

Mansur Al-HallajMansur Al-Hallaj
0858 AD
poet
FerdowsiFerdowsi
0940 AD
poet, writer

Saadi ShiraziSaadi Shirazi
1181 AD
poet, writer, professor
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
Nizam al-MulkNizam al-Mulk
10 April 1018
scientist, writer

Attar of NishapurAttar of Nishapur
1145 AD
philosopher, poet, 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