Iranians in Germany
|This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the German Wikipedia. (May 2013)|
|100'000 - 120'000|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main|
|Predominantly Shia Islam, a little Sunni Islam and other religions include Christianity, the Zoroastrianism and the Bahá'í Faith minorities|
|Related ethnic groups|
Iranians in Germany include immigrants from Iran to Germany as well as their descendants of Iranian heritage or background. There are 100.000 to 120.000 ethnic Iranians living in Germany. With around 25,000 people of Iranian descent, Hamburg is the main center of the Iranian Diaspora..
There is a considerable number of notable Iranians in each of the following categories who live and work in Germany:
- Nossrat Peseschkian
- Majid Samii
- Gholamreza Sinambari, environmental engineer
- Hadi Tehrani, architect
- Hossein Baghernejad, engineer and scientist
- Navid Akhavan, actor
- Peyman Amin, on the jury of "Germany's Next Top Model", and model agent
- Minu Barati, film-producer
- Akbar Behkalam, Painter
- Niloofar Beyzaie, Playwright, Theatre director
- Shaghayegh Dehghan, actress
- Shahram Entekhabi, Video Artist, Painter
- Majid Fallahzadeh, Theater director
- Mohammad Farokhmanesh
- Fereydoun Farrokhzad, actor, entertainer
- Taies Farzan, actress, Producer in film Breathful
- Yasmina Mahmoudieh
- Naveed Nour, photographer
- Narges Rashidi, actress in film breathful and A2Z
- Akbar Safaian
- Shermine Sharivar, Miss Europe 2005, actress
- Daryush Shokof, film-producer-director
- Jasmin Tabatabai, actress, singer
- Mona Hakimi-Schüler, Artist: Painter
- Naghmeh Roomi, Artist, Painter
- Martina Rink, Author,
- Abbas Maroufi, novelist
- Abbas Maroufi, publisher
- Mehrzad Marashi "pop singer"
- Navid Akhavan, Iranian pop singer
- Maryam Akhondy classical Iranian singer and musician
- Mahyar Bahraminasab "Master of Tombak"
- Jasmin Shakeri, pop singer
- Ramin Djawadi, "composer"
- Monika Jalili, "vocalist"
- Pooyan Nassehpoor
- Parham Nassehpoor
- Sima Bina, "singer" of Iranian Folklore music
- Mehrpuja Bahraminasab (Master Puja) "Rapper"
- Omid Nouripour, Alliance '90/The Greens
- Sahra Wagenknecht
- Bahman Niroumand, many years of association with the German Green Party, and in 2009 signed an open letter of apology posted to Iranian.com along with 266 other Iranian academics, writers, artists, journalists about the Persecution of Bahá'ís.
- Mina Ahadi
- Mehran Barati
- Ashkan Dejagah, Soccer Player
- Mehdi Mahdavikia, Soccer Player
- Alireza Marzban
- Babak Rafati
- Shervin Radjabali-Fardi
- Amir Shapourzadeh
- Leila Vaziri, World record holder "swimmer"
- Fereydoun Zandi, Soccer player
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