Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

1940 - Today

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Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (Persian: محمود دولت‌آبادی, romanized: Mahmud Dowlatâbâdi; born August 1, 1940 in Dowlatabad, Sabzevar) is an Iranian writer and actor, known for his promotion of social and artistic freedom in contemporary Iran and his realist depictions of rural life, drawn from personal experience. In 2020, he wrote and recited a work called Soldier (Half-Burned boots) for the Art of Peace global project, composed and arranged by Mehran Alirezaei. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahmoud Dowlatabadi has received more than 108,410 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mahmoud Dowlatabadi is the 4,837th most popular writer (down from 4,447th in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from Iran (down from 329th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Iranian Writer.

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  • 110k

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  • 48.04

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Ruzgar-i siparishudah-i mardum-i salkhvurdah

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Over the past year Mahmoud Dowlatabadi has had the most page views in the with 125,522 views, followed by English (12,101), and French (1,416). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Georgian (61.51%), Serbian (41.52%), and Egyptian Arabic (41.11%)


Among writers, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi ranks 4,837 out of 7,302Before him are Johann Jakob Breitinger, Jeton Kelmendi, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Norman Smith, and Julio Ramón Ribeyro. After him are Zhu Ziqing, Leonti Mroveli, Émile Souvestre, Mary Stewart, Vittorio Messori, and José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi.

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Among people born in 1940, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi ranks 372Before him are Mukhu Aliyev, Steve Swallow, Benoni Beheyt, Silvester Takač, Daniel Quillen, and Issake Dabore. After him are Arlie Russell Hochschild, Arati Saha, Albert Razin, Kurt Ahrens Jr., John Castle, and István Csom.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi ranks 386 out of 631Before him are Hassan Habibi (1937), Emam-Ali Habibi (1931), Dariush (1951), Homayoun Ershadi (1947), Golshifteh Farahani (1983), and Ali Javan (1926). After him are Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Mehdi Taremi (1992), Ali Parvin (1946), Navid Negahban (1968), Ali Hatami (1944), and Nasser Hejazi (1949).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi ranks 54Before him are Iraj Mirza (1874), Bahram Beyzai (1938), Bozorg Alavi (1904), Hushang Ebtehaj (1928), Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani (1001), and Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh (1892). After him are Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939), Masih Alinejad (1976), Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Ahmad NikTalab (1934), Marina Nemat (1965), and Roya Hakakian (1966).