Hakīm Abul-Qāsim Ferdowsī Tūsī, was a highly revered Persian poet. He is the author of the Shahnameh, the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world.
Born: 940 AD, Tous, Iran
Died: 1020, Tous, Iran
Books: Shahnameh, The Epic Of Kings
Jābir ibn Hayyān
Abu Mūsā Jābir ibn Hayyān, often known simply as Geber, was a prominent polymath: a chemist and alchemist, astronomer and astrologer, engineer, geographer, philosopher, physicist, and pharmacist and physician.
Born: 721 AD, Tous, Iran
Died: 815 AD, Kufa, Iraq
Discovered: Antimony, Bismuth
Books: Kitab al-Kimya
Mohammad-Taqí Bahār, widely known as Malek o-Sho'arā and Malek o-Sho'arā Bahār, is a renowned Iranian poet and scholar, who was also a politician, journalist, historian and Professor of Literature.
Born: November 6, 1884, Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 22, 1951, Tehran, Iran
Children: Mehrdad Bahar
Morteza Motahhari was an Iranian cleric, lecturer, and politician. Motahhari is considered among the important influences on the ideologies of the Islamic Republic. He was a co-founder of Hosseiniye Ershad and the Combatant Clergy Association.
Born: February 3, 1920, Mashhad, Iran
Assassinated: May 1, 1979
Books: Hijab: Islamic Modest Dress, More
Children: Ali Motahari
Mehdi Akhavān-Sāles, or Akhavān-Sāless, pen name M. Omid was a prominent Iranian poet. He is one of the pioneers of Free Verse in Persian language.
Born: 1928, Mashhad, Iran
Died: 1990, Tehran, Iran
Abu Mansur Ali Ibn Ahmad Asadi Tusi is arguably the second most important Persian poet of the Iranian national epics, after Ferdowsi who also happens to come from the same town of Tus. He was a poet, a linguist and copyist of ancient manuscripts.
Nasir al-Din Tusi
Khawaja Muhammad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Hasan Tūsī, better known as Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī, was a Persian polymath and prolific writer: an architect, astronomer, biologist, chemist, mathematician, philosopher, ...
Born: February 18, 1201, Tous, Iran
Died: June 26, 1274, Kadhimiya, Iraq
Books: Zij-i Ilkhani, The paradise of submission