Nushiravan Keihanizadeh

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Nushiravan Keihanizadeh (born January 21, 1937) is an Iranian journalist and historian who has been living in the United States since 1977. He was born in the city of Kerman, Iran.

Nushiravan Keihanizadeh
Keihanizadeh in 2010
Born (1937-01-21) January 21, 1937 (age 80)
Kerman, Iran


Ph.D. in Near Eastern Study (History), Graduate Certificate in History of Strategy and Policy from Old Dominion University, M.A. and B.A. in History from the University of Tehran, M.A. in Library Science from the University of Maryland, B.A. and M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from NSU plus further study in history from NYU.

Professional career[edit]

Keihanizadeh started working as a professional journalist in 1956. He was a reporter, editor and assistant to the editor-in-chief of Ettela'at newspaper (Tehran), editor of the foreign news in the Pars News Agency, news editor of the Iranian National Radio and TV, columnist at the Hamshahri, Iran, Shargh, Kargozaran and Etemaad newspapers in Tehran and the Iran Times in Washington, D.C. He also taught history at the Tehran Teachers College for twenty two years and was elected to the Tehran Education Board for seven years (1969–76).

He is the author of many history textbooks and essays and the publisher of five websites, including [1] , [2], [3], [4] and [5]


Keihanizadeh was one of the founders of the Syndicate of the Iranians Journalists, the creator of "Today in History" for Iranian's mass media in 1970 and the creator of the Radio Court Program for Iranian National Radio in 1962.