Ambassador honors Swiss professor’s studies on Iran

January 22, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari on Monday expressed his gratitude to Swiss Iranologist Professor Johann Christoph Burgel for his outstanding contributions to the Islamic and Iranian studies as well as his invaluable translations in the field of Persian language and history, IRNA reported.

Burgel was born in Poland in 1931 and then migrated to Germany. He had been professor of Islamic and Iranian studies and Persian language and literature of University of Bern for 25 years. He used to chair the university’s Institute of Islamic Studies. Now retired, he is considered one of the noted figures in the Islamic world.

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