Famous Physicists from Iran

List of notable or famous physicists from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top physicists born in Iran and even some popular physicists who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian physicists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physicist from Iran is included when available.

A list made up of people like Cumrun Vafa and Ali Javan.

This historic physicists from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian physicists of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicists from Iran?" These prominent physicists of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian physicists.

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  • Al-Biruni
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 75 (973-1048)
    • Birthplace: Khwarezm
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1920-2011)
    • Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
  • Ali Javan
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Age: 95
    • Birthplace: Tehran, Iran, Tehran Province, Eurasia, Greater Tehran
    • Age: Dec. at 45 (1962-2007)
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom