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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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Mehran Karimi Nasseri1942IranianMehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 1988 until July 2006
Hadi SaeiJune 10, 1976IranianHadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who has won 2 Olympic gold medals for his country
Abdolkarim SoroushDecember 16, 1945IranianAbdolkarim Soroush is a reformer, thinker, and Rumi scholar belonging to Iran
Jabir Ibn Hayyan721IranianJabir Ibn Hayyan was a medieval era polymath
Xerxes I519 BCIranianXerxes I (Xerxes the Great) was the fourth and the most famous king of the Archaemenid dynasty of Persia
Tony Toutouni1973Iranian, AmericanInfamous for his extravagantly luxurious lifestyle, Tony Toutouni is an American billionaire, and self-proclaimed ‘king of Instagram.’
UldouzNovember 11, 1981IranianFind 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 Great590 BCIranianCyrus the Great was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire
Omar KhayyamMay 18, 1048IranianOmar Khayyám was an extremely talented and famous Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet
Hassan RouhaniNovember 12, 1948IranianHassan Rouhani is one of Iran’s seasoned politicians and the seventh President of Iran
Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyám was an extremely talented and famous Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet

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Ayatollah Khomeini

Ayatollah Khomeini was the political and religious leader of Iran who held the highest office of his country until his death

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Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire

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Mehran Karimi Nasseri

Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 1988 until July 2006

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