(1927-2014), eminent Iranian poet and human rights activist noted for her innovative treatment of the traditional genre of ghazal.
an archeological site in Tajikistan, discovered by a team of Soviet orientalists in 1947.
(1842-1927), British army officer and diplomat who contributed to the study of Baluchi and Baluchistan.
from the large family of Iranian nomads called Scythians who moved southwards towards the territories of present-day Afghanistan from their realms in the Central Asian plains, about the mid-second century BCE.
(d. Qazvin, 1640), the fourth daughter of Shah Ṭahmāsp and one of the most influential princesses in Safavid Iran.