List of Iranians

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This is an alphabetic list of notable people from Iran or its historical predecessors.

Contents

In the news[edit]

Artists[edit]

Calligraphists[edit]

Cartoonists[edit]

Cinema artists[edit]

Actresses and male actors[edit]

Directors and filmmakers[edit]

Film score composers[edit]

Designers[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

Graphic designers[edit]

Entertainers[edit]

Comedians[edit]

Dancers[edit]

Music video directors[edit]

Musicians and singers[edit]

Classical[edit]

Iranian Classical/traditional[edit]
Modern / traditional[edit]
Western Classical[edit]

Electronic[edit]

Pop[edit]

(Sorted according to the first letter of the most famous name)

Rap music[edit]

Lyricists[edit]

Rock/metal[edit]

Painters, illustrators and sculptors[edit]

Photographers[edit]

Theatre artists[edit]

Stage actors and actresses[edit]

Theatre directors[edit]

Journalism/media[edit]

Bloggers[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Television personalities[edit]

Leaders and politicians[edit]

The list here excludes the royalty. An extensive list of Persian royalty appears further down in this page.

See also Ministerial Head of Government in Iran Heads of Government of Iran (1699-1907) and List of Prime Ministers of Iran.

Historical (pre-Pahlavi Dynasty)[edit]

Modern (post-Qajar)[edit]

Pahlavi period[edit]

Served in Islamic Republic government[edit]

Not served or opposition[edit]

Other nations[edit]

Literature figures[edit]

Authors and poets[edit]

Main article: Persian literature

Translators[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

See List of Marjas.
See List of Ayatollahs.

Royalty[edit]

See comprehensive list of Persian/Iranian royalty.

Scientists, scholars, and academics[edit]

See comprehensive List of Iranian scientists and engineers of the pre-modern age.

See comprehensive List of Iranian scientists and engineers of the modern age.

Architects and Mi'mars[edit]

Explorers and travellers[edit]

Historians, archaeologists and Iranologists[edit]

Linguists[edit]

Intellectuals and philosophers[edit]

Technology[edit]

Video game, visual effects, computer imagery[edit]

Sports[edit]

Iranian women[edit]

See separate articles: Persian woman and List of Persian women.

Other[edit]

Famous Armenians of Iran[edit]

Famous Assyrians of Iran[edit]

Famous Chaldeans of Iran[edit]

Famous Americans in Iran[edit]

Famous Germans in Iran[edit]

Famous Iranians in America[edit]

See separate article: List of Iranian Americans.

Famous Iranians in Canada[edit]

See article: Iranian-Canadian

Famous Iranians in Britain[edit]

List of British Iranians

Famous Iranians in Germany[edit]

Iranians in Germany

Iranians in Australia[edit]

Iranian Australian

Iranians in the Netherlands[edit]

Iranians in the Netherlands

Iranians in Sweden[edit]

Iranians in Sweden

Iranians in Egypt[edit]

Famous Iranians in Pakistan[edit]

Famous Iranians in India[edit]

See articles: Parsis or Iranian peoples

Persian Roman Catholic saints[edit]

See article List of Persian Roman Catholic saints

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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