Pouran Shariat-Razavi dies aged 85

February 15, 2019 - 19:53

TEHRAN - Fatemeh (Pouran) Shariat-Razavi, succumbed to illness on Friday. She suffered a stroke on Monday, 11 February.

Shariat-Razavi was an Iranian author and held a PhD degree from the Sorbonne in Persian Literature. She was the wife of the late Ali Shariati, renowned Iranian intellectual, sociologist, and religious-political activist of the 1960s and 70s.

She was also the sister of Mehdi Shariat-Razavi, one of three students who were shot to death by forces of the Pahlavi Shah on December 7, 1953.


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