Persian Gulf scholar Ahmad Eqtedari dies at 94

April 16, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian scholar Ahmad Eqtedari who is considered as the father of Persian Gulf studies died from complications of pelvis surgery at Tehran’s Asia Hospital on Tuesday. He was 94.

Eqtedari published over 100 articles and 40 books, including “Pearl Farming in the Persian Gulf”, “History of Navigation in the Persian Gulf”, “Bandar Abbas and the Persian Gulf” and “Historical Review of Persian Gulf”.

His articles have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers in the country. 

Photo: Ahmad Eqtedari in an undated photo.

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