Parviz Natel-Khanlari

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Parviz Natel-Khanlari
Parviz Natel-Khanlari.jpg
Minister of Culture
In office
1 August 1962 – 7 March 1964
Prime MinisterAsadollah Alam
Preceded byMohammad Derakhshesh
Succeeded byAbdullali Jahanshahi
Senator from Mazandaran
In office
11 March 1964 – 11 February 1979
Appointed byMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Personal details
Born20 March 1914[1]
Tehran, Persia
Died23 August 1990(1990-08-23) (aged 76)
Tehran, Iran
Resting placeBehesht-e Zahra
Political partyIndependent
SpouseZahra Kia
Alma materSt. Louis School
Tehran American School
Dar ul-Funun
Supreme University
University of Tehran

Parviz Natel Khanlari (Persian: پرویز ناتل خانلری; March 20, 1914[2][3] – August 23, 1990) was an Iranian literary scholar, linguist, author, researcher, politician and professor at Tehran University.


Parviz Natel Khanlari graduated from Tehran University in 1943 with a doctorate degree in Persian literature, and began his academic career in the faculty of arts and letters. He also studied linguistics at Paris University for two years. From then on, Khanlari founded a new course named history of Persian language in Tehran University.

Apart from his academic career which continued until the 1979 revolution, Khanlari held numerous administrative positions in the Iran in the 1960s through the late 1970s.[4]

Parviz Natel Khanlari was founder and editor of Sokhan magazine, a leading literary journal with wide circulation among Iraninan intellectuals and literary scholars from the early 1940s to 1978.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ اعضای هیات علمی بازنشسته
  2. ^ "برگی از تقویم تاریخ".
  3. ^ Milani 2008, p. 971.
  4. ^ Bashiri, Iraj. "A Brief Note on the Life of Parviz Natel Khanlari". Bashiri Working Papers on Iran and Central Asia.


Further reading[edit]

  • Parviz Natel-Khanlari, editor, Divān-e Hāfez, Vol. 1, The Lyrics (Ghazals) (Tehran, Iran, 1362 AH/1983-4). This work has been translated by Peter Avery, The Collected Lyrics of Hafiz of Shiraz, 603 pp. (Archetype, Cambridge, UK, 2007). ISBN 1-901383-09-1
  • ʿAbd-al-Ḥosayn Āḏarang and EIr, “KHANLARI, PARVIZ,” Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2016 [1]

External links[edit]

  • Javād Es'hāghiān, Doctor Khanlari: A wave that did not rest (Doctor Khānlari: Mouji ke nayāsood), in Persian, Āti-Bān, 2008, [2].
    Note: The subtitle of this article is a paraphrase of a couplet from a long Persian poem by Mohammad Iqbal (better known in Iran as Eqbāl-e Lāhourí).