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Famous Graves in Iran

20 records found


Muhammad Hafez of Shiraz

c.1320 – 1389

14th Century Persian Classical Poet.

Shiraz, Fars, Iran

Cyrus the Great

-590 – Dec -530

Persian Monarch. Leader of the Ancient Persian Empire. He is...

Parsargadae, Fars, Iran

Omar Khayyam

18 May 1048 – 4 Dec 1131

Astronomer, Poet, Mathematician. Born Ghiyath al-Din Abu'l-Fath...

Nishapur, Razavi Khorasan, Iran

Darius I

Birth and death dates unknown.

Persian King. Born: 550 BC, Died: 486 BC Darius I, "Darius the...

Naqsh-i-Rustam, Fars, Iran

Xerxes I

Birth and death dates unknown.

Persian King. Born: 519 BC, Died: 465 BC. Xerxes, son of Darius,...

Naqsh-i-Rustam, Fars, Iran

Reza Shah Pahlavi

14 Mar 1878 – 25 Jul 1944

Shah of Iran. Born Reza Khan, in Alasht village, Mazandaran...

Rey, Tehran, Iran

Nader Afshar

6 Aug 1698 – 19 Jun 1747

Shah of Iran. Also known as Nâder Qoli Beg or Tahmâsp Qoli Khân,...

Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran

Saadi Shirazi

c.1190 – c.1290

13th Century Persian Classical Poet.

Shiraz, Fars, Iran

No grave photo

Amir-Abbas Hoveyda

18 Feb 1919 – 7 Apr 1979

Iran Prime Minister. He was prime minister of Iran under Shah...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

No grave photo

Laleh Bijani

17 Jan 1974 – 8 Jul 2003

Medical Figure. She was the second of 29-year-old craniopagus...

Firouzabad, Fars, Iran

Neda Agha-Soltan

23 Jan 1983 – 20 Jun 2009

Iranian Political Icon. Neda, whose name means "voice" in Farsi,...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Mohammad Mossadegh

19 May 1882 – 4 Mar 1967

Iranian nationalist politician. He served as Prime Minister from...

Alborz, Iran

Nasser-al-Din, Shah

16 Jul 1831 – 1 May 1896

Royalty. Shah of Persia from 1848 until his death. He was part...

Rey, Tehran, Iran

Mohammad Javad Bahonar

5 Sep 1933 – 30 Aug 1981

Iranian Prime Minister. Born in Kerman, Iran, he was elected as...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

No grave photo

Homa Rousta

26 Sep 1946 – 26 Sep 2015

Iranian Actress. Rousta was a very prominent Iranian actress who...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

c.24 Sep 1902 – 3 Jun 1989

Religious Figure, Iranian Political Leader. A Shiite religious...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

25 Aug 1934 – 8 Jan 2017

Iranian Statesman. Born Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, he served...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Mohammad Ali Rajai

15 Jun 1933 – 30 Aug 1981

Iranian President, Prime Minister. Born in Ghazin, Iran, he was...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Imam Reza

c.1 Jan 766 – c.26 May 818

Prophet of Shi'ite Islam, 8th Grandson of the Prophet Mohammad....

Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran

No grave photo

MG Qassem Soleimani

11 Mar 1957 – 3 Jan 2020

Iranian Major General. He was killed during a targeted U.S. drone...

Kerman, Kerman, Iran

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