Iranian Famouse Personalities

Zoroaster

Founder of Zoroastrianism

Zoroaster was a prophet who started a new movement, which eventually developed into a new religion called Zoroastrianism. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life history and achievements.

Born: / Iranian

Xerxes I

Persian King

Xerxes I (Xerxes the Great) was the fourth and the most famous king of the Archaemenid dynasty of Persia. This biography profiles his childhood, family, personal life, life history, achievements, campaigns, administration, death and other facts.

Born: 0519 BC/ Iranian

Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat is an Iranian visual artist and activist. This biography profiles her childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline.

Born: 26 March 1957/ Iranian

Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer, human rights activist, and the Nobel Peace Prize winner. This biography of Shirin Ebadi provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Born: 21 June 1947/ Iranian

Shams Tabrizi

Shams al-Din or Shams Tabrizi was a Persian Sufi poet. Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Born: 1185 AD/ Iranian

Rezā Shāh

Reza Shah was the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and Shah of Iran from 1925 to 1941. This biography profiles his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline

Born: 15 March 1878/ Iranian

Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyám was an extremely talented and famous Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life and achievements.

Born: 18 May 1048/ Iranian

Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi was a Muslim Persian scholar and an author of numerous books on various subjects. This biography profiles his childhood, life, achievements and timeline

Born: 18 February 1201/ Iranian

Nader Shah

Nader Shah Afshar was a powerful Shah of Iran/Persia, who ruled from 1736 to 1747 A.D. and founded the Afsharid Dynasty. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life history, achievements, and timeline.

Born: 22 October 1688/ Iranian

Shah Of Iran

Last Shah of Iran

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was the Last Shah of Iran who introduced many reforms to foster economic developments in the country. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Born: 26 October 1919/ Iranian

Mohammad Mosaddegh

Mohammad Mosaddegh was an Iranian author, politician, lawyer and the 35th Prime Minister of Iran.

Born: 16 June 1882/ Iranian

Mehran Karimi Nasseri

Refugee

Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 1988 until July 2006. This biography profiles his childhood, life story, ordeal and other facts.

Born: 1942 AD/ Iranian

Mandana Mani

Mandana Mani is an Iranian fashion designer and model. Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Born: 12 January 1978/ Iranian

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

President of Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad served as the sixth President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood, profile, life and timeline.

Born: 28 October 1956/ Iranian

Jabir Ibn Hayyan

Jabir Ibn Hayyan was a medieval era polymath. Check out this biography to know about his life, works and achievements.

Born: 0721 AD/ Iranian

Hassan Rouhani

7th President of Iran

Hassan Rouhani is one of Iran’s seasoned politicians and the seventh President of Iran. This biography of Rouhani profiles his childhood, life, political career, achievements and timeline.

Born: 12 November 1948/ Iranian

Harun Al-Rashid

Harun al-Rashid was the fifth Abbasid caliph who ruled from 786 to 809. Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Born: 17 March 0763/ Iranian

Hadi Saei

Former Taekwondo Athlete & Olympic Gold Medalist

Hadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who has won 2 Olympic gold medals for his country. This biography profiles his childhood, life, taekwondo career, achievements and timeline.

Born: 10 June 1976/ Iranian

Uldouz

Find out all you need to know about Iranian actress, comedian and improv artist Uldouz Wallace; her age, family &personal life, career, achievements and much more.

Born: 11 November 1981/ Iranian

Esther

Queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus

Esther, according to the ‘Book of Esther,’ was a Hebrew woman from Persia, who became the queen of King Ahasuerus, also known as Xerxes I. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, achievements, and timeline.

Born: / Iranian

Cyrus The Great

Founder of First Persian Empire

Cyrus the Great was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life.

Born: 0590 BC/ Iranian

Ayatollah Khomeini

Led the Famous Iranian Revolution in 1979

Ayatollah Khomeini was the political and religious leader of Iran who held the highest office of his country until his death. Know more about his childhood, & timeline.

Born: 22 September 1902/ Iranian

Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi is an Oscar-winning Iranian film director, producer, and screenwriter. Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Born: 07 May 1972/ Iranian

Artaxerxes I Of Persia

Kings of the Achaemenid Empire

Artaxerxes I was a Persian King of Kings who reigned from 465 BC to 424 BC. Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Born: / Iranian

Ali Khamenei

Supreme Leader of Iran

Ali Khamenei is the current Supreme Leader of Iran, considered the most powerful political authority in the country. This biography of Ali Khamenei provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Born: 17 July 1939/ Iranian

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Former President of Iran

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was a famous Iranian politician who served as fourth President of Iran. This biography of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Born: 25 August 1934/ Iranian

Abū Rayḥān Al-Bīrūnī

Abu Rayhan al-Biruni is esteemed as one among the supreme scholar belonging to medieval Persia. This biography of Al-Biruni provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works and timeline.

Born: 05 September 0973/ Iranian

Abdolkarim Soroush

Thinker and Reformer

Abdolkarim Soroush is a reformer, thinker, and Rumi scholar belonging to Iran. Soroush is also a prominent figure in Iran’s religious movement. This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Born: 16 December 1945/ Iranian

Ramin Karimloo

Born: 19 September 1978/ Iranian

Nazanin Boniadi

Born: 22 May 1980/ Iranian

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