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Yazdi is a common name for someone from the city or province of Yazd in central Iran.

Notable people[edit]

  • Abdul-Karim Ha'eri Yazdi (1859–1937), Iranian Grand Ayatollah and founder of the Islamic seminary (hawza) in Qom, Iran
  • Ebrahim Yazdi (1931–2017), Former Iranian politician and senior diplomat
  • Mohammad Yazdi (born 1931), Senior Iranian cleric and Judiciary official
  • Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi (born 1934), Senior Iranian cleric and long serving member of the Assembly of Experts
  • Mohammad Ali Jafari (born 1957), Chief Commander of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC); born in Yazd
  • Mohammad Khatami (born 1943), Former President of Iran; born in Yazd
  • Mohammad Reza Aref (born 1951), Vice President of Iran from 2001 to 2005 and current member of Parliament for Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr constituency; born in Yazd
  • Yazdi Karanjia Surat based famous theatre artist[1]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Funny side up". The Indian Express. 2016-05-10. Retrieved 2018-05-16.