Alfons Gabriel

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Alfons Gabriel (1894 – 1976) was an Austrian geographer and travel writer who made several trips to the deserts of Iran, during 1927-8, 1933, and 1937. Gabriel wrote five books about his trips and findings. His book Durch Persiens Wüsten (1935) is translated into Persian.


  • Im weltfernen Orient, Munich and Berlin, 1929.
  • Durch Persiens Wüsten, Stuttgart, 1935.
  • Aus dem Einsamkeiten Irans, Stuttgart, 1939.
  • Weites, wildes Iran, Stuttgart, 1942.
  • Die Erforschung Persiens, Vienna, 1952