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Irāndukht Taymūrtāsh


Irāndukht Taymūrtāsh

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Irāndukht Taymūrtāsh, / ایراندخت تیمورتاش،


Irāndukht Taymūrtāsh (b. 1917–d. 1991) was a twentieth-century poetess and journalist. She obtained a doctorate and published the newspaper Rastākhīz in Tehran for three years. Her father was killed by one of the royal physicians of Reza Shah’s court, who later fled to Iraq. It was Irāndukht who pursued him and brough him to stand justice in Iran. She served as Iran’s cultural attaché in Paris.