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List of famous people who died in Iran, with photos when available. These notable Iran deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Iran, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Iran listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Iran has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

People on this list include Dodmore Cotton and Nasser Hejazi.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Iran?" and "Which celebrities died in Iran?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Iran includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Mohammad-Javad Bahonar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad-Javad Bahonar Died at 48 (1933-1981)

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Mohammad-Ali Rajai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad-Ali Rajai Died at 48 (1933-1981)

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Hassan Ali Mansur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Hassan Ali Mansur Died at 42 (1923-1965)

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Qazi Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Qazi Muhammad Died at 54 (1893-1947)

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Firouz Nosrat-ed-Dowleh III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Firouz Nosrat-ed-Dowleh III Died at 48 (1889-1937)

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Nader Shah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Nader Shah Died at 59 (1688-1747)

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Ruhollah Khomeini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ruhollah Khomeini Died at 87 (1902-1989)

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Fátimih Baraghání is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Fátimih Baraghání Died at 38 (1814-1852)

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Harun al-Rashid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Harun al-Rashid Died at 46 (763-809)

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Valerian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Valerian Died at 60 (200-260)

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Homa Darabi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Homa Darabi Died at 54 (1940-1994)

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Caro Lucas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Caro Lucas Died at 61 (1949-2010)

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Aziz Mian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Aziz Mian Died at 58 (1942-2000)

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Avicenna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Avicenna Died at 57 (980-1037)

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Albert Lamorisse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Albert Lamorisse Died at 48 (1922-1970)

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Abdolhossein Sepanta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Abdolhossein Sepanta Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Ali Tajvidi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ali Tajvidi Died at 87 (1919-2006)

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Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob Died at 76 (1923-1999)

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Mohammad Beheshti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad Beheshti Died at 52 (1929-1981)

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Ali-Naqi Vaziri is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ali-Naqi Vaziri Died at 92 (1887-1979)

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Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda Died at 77 (1879-1956)

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Mohsen Nourbakhsh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohsen Nourbakhsh Died at 55 (1948-2003)

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Arthur Upham Pope is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Arthur Upham Pope Died at 88 (1881-1969)

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Ali Hatami is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ali Hatami Died at 52 (1944-1996)

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Mostafa Chamran is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mostafa Chamran Died at 49 (1932-1981)

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Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi Died at 71 (854-925)

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Omar Khayyám is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Omar Khayyám Died at 83 (1048-1131)

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Mohammad Ali Foroughi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad Ali Foroughi Died at 65 (1877-1942)

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Parviz Natel-Khanlari is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Parviz Natel-Khanlari Died at 77 (1914-1991)

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Ezzatollah Sahabi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ezzatollah Sahabi Died at 81 (1930-2011)

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Aleksander Griboyedov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Aleksander Griboyedov Died at 34 (1795-1829)

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Antoin Sevruguin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Antoin Sevruguin Died at 103 (1830-1933)

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Nima Yooshij is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Nima Yooshij Died at 65 (1895-1960)

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Abbas-Ali Amid Zanjani is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Abbas-Ali Amid Zanjani Died at 74 (1937-2011)

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Ferdowsi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ferdowsi Died at 80 (940-1020)

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Mohammad Moin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad Moin Died at 57 (1914-1971)

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Simin Daneshvar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Simin Daneshvar Died at 91 (1921-2012)

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Sadegh Ghotbzadeh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Sadegh Ghotbzadeh Died at 45 (1937-1982)

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Attar of Nishapur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Attar of Nishapur Died at 75 (1145-1220)

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Ebrahim Hakimi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ebrahim Hakimi Died at 96 (1863-1959)

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Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari Died at 81 (1905-1986)

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Mahmoud Jam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mahmoud Jam Died at 85 (1884-1969)

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Ahmad Bourghani is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Ahmad Bourghani Died at 48 (1960-2008)

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Amir-Abbas Hoveyda is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda Died at 60 (1919-1979)

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Jalal Al-e-Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Jalal Al-e-Ahmad Died at 46 (1923-1969)

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Abdullah Musawi Shirazi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Abdullah Musawi Shirazi Died at 92 (1892-1984)

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Jalal Zolfonun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Jalal Zolfonun Died at 75 (1937-2012)

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Amir Kabir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Amir Kabir Died at 45 (1807-1852)

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Mohammad Sa'ed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Mohammad Sa'ed Died at 92 (1881-1973)

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Abolqasem Najm is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Iran
Abolqasem Najm Died at 91 (1892-1983)