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

This list contains people like Javad Mojabi and Solayman Haïm.

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

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Ahmadreza Ahmadi is an Iranian poet and screenwriter.The history of Persian modern poetry calls him the founder of New Wave Poetry in Iran. Ahmadi was born in 1940 in Kerman, Iran. He moved to Tehran in 1948. In Tehran he attended the Adab school and in 1954 entrered Dar ol-Fonoun. Two individuals who according to him have been instrumental to his love for literature are his maternal nephew, the writer Abdolrahim Ahmadi, and his teacher at Dar ul-Fonoun, Mr Mohammad Shirvāni. Ahmadi's first book of poetry, Tarh, was published in 1962. His poetry has its roots in French Surrealism and the American Imagists specially in poets like Saint John Perse, Paul Eluard, Louis Aragon and Ezra Pound. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Kerman, Iran

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Alexios Schandermani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Iran
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Alexios Schandermani is an Iranian German writer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Iran
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Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani was an Iranian writer, poet and journalist who died in prison under mysterious circumstances after having been arrested for openly criticizing the government. He is widely believed to have been killed at the hands of the Islamic Republic intelligence ministry for criticizing of Iran's Supreme Leader. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1931-1994)

Birthplace: Sirjan, Iran

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Bijan Najdi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Iran
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Bijan Najdi was an Iranian writer and poet. Najdi is most famous for his short story collection "The leopards who have run with me". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Khash, Iran

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