Abdolhossein Sanatizade Kermani (1584 words)

Claus Pedersen (Kovenhavns Universitet)
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Abdolhossein Sanatizade Kermani (1896-1973), Iranian writer and scholar, was born in the provincial city of Kerman. Ac­cording to Hassan Kamshad, the author’s father, Haji Ali Akbar, had contact with the famous pan-Arabist and part time enemy of the ruling shah in Iran, Jalal od-Din Asadabadi (better known as Afghani), in Constantinople in 1907. This connection to an enemy of the ruling house made life very difficult for the author’s father when he was back in Iran again, and the entire family was therefore exposed to per­secution and poverty (Kamshad, p. 48). Some of this cannot be true, as Afghani died in 1897. What seems to be true is that Sanatizade’s father, according to Fereydun Adamiyat, had been another …

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Pedersen, Claus . "Abdolhossein Sanatizade Kermani". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 21 April 2018
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14074, accessed 21 August 2019.]

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