Famous Iranian - Iranian Celebrities
It is easy to stereotype Iran with religious revolutions, militancy, extreme laws, and censorship. But that is only one side of the coin. For all the bad press it generates year on year, blame it on the stringent, strange laws of the land and even stranger lawmakers, Iran is a fairly interesting country teeming with unusual culture, talent, and people. From renowned astrologer, mathematician, and poet Omar Khayyam to celebrated theologian Jalal ad-Din Muhammed Rumi and from award-winning movie director Majid Majidi to Persian composer Mohammed Reza Lotfi, Iran has produced a wad of really gifted men and women. That is right! These Iranians have contributed to make rest of the world pro-Iran with their gargantuan contribution in diverse fields of art, literature, cinema, music, religion, dance, poetry, theologian, sportsmen, and politics. Read the biographies of famous Iranians and trail their timeline, trivia, and facts to unearth everything about their lives.
Find out more about the greatest Iranians, including Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Rumi, Ali Khamenei, Cyrus the Great and Xerxes I.
The Most Famous Iranian
|Mehran Karimi Nasseri||1942||Iranian||Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 1988 until July 2006|
|Hadi Saei||June 10, 1976||Iranian||Hadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who has won 2 Olympic gold medals for his country|
|Abdolkarim Soroush||December 16, 1945||Iranian||Abdolkarim Soroush is a reformer, thinker, and Rumi scholar belonging to Iran|
|Jabir Ibn Hayyan||721||Iranian||Jabir Ibn Hayyan was a medieval era polymath|
|Xerxes I||519 BC||Iranian||Xerxes I (Xerxes the Great) was the fourth and the most famous king of the Archaemenid dynasty of Persia|
|Uldouz||November 11, 1981||Iranian||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.|
|Cyrus the Great||590 BC||Iranian||Cyrus the Great was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire|
|Omar Khayyam||May 18, 1048||Iranian||Omar Khayyám was an extremely talented and famous Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet|
|Hassan Rouhani||November 12, 1948||Iranian||Hassan Rouhani is one of Iran’s seasoned politicians and the seventh President of Iran|
|Mahmoud Ahmadinejad||October 28, 1956||Iranian||Mahmoud Ahmadinejad served as the sixth President of the Islamic Republic of Iran|