Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh

1892 - 1997

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Mohammad-Ali Jamālzādeh Esfahani (Persian: محمدعلی جمالزاده اصفهانی; 13 January 1892 in Isfahan, Iran – 8 November 1997 in Geneva, Switzerland) was one of the most prominent writers of Iran in the 20th century, best known for his unique style of humour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh has received more than 87,886 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh is the 4,379th most popular writer (down from 3,802nd in 2019), the 367th most popular biography from Iran (down from 303rd in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Iranian Writer.

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Notable Works

Sarotah yek karbas
Isfahan Is Half the World
Iran, biography
Isfahan Is Half the World
Iran, social life and customs, Childhood and youth, Social life and customs
Kashkul-e Jamali
Choix de nouvelles [par] Djamalzadeh
Farhang-i lughat-i 'amiyanah
Persian language, Dictionaries, Slang


Among writers, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh ranks 4,379 out of 7,302Before him are Jurij Koch, Otar Chiladze, Ivar Lo-Johansson, William Wharton, Brian O'Nolan, and Yervant Odian. After him are Roberto Saviano, Marek Hłasko, M. R. James, Wilhelm Küchelbecker, Camille Lemonnier, and Karl Leberecht Immermann.

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Among people born in 1892, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh ranks 201Before him are Bessie Coleman, Arvo Aaltonen, Stanisław Ostrowski, P. C. Chang, Dorothy Garrod, and Peter Romanovsky. After him are Mykola Kulish, Ludwig Berger, Lauge Koch, Eddie Cantor, Noël Roquevert, and Emma Tillman. Among people deceased in 1997, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh ranks 201Before him are Haruko Sugimura, Sándor Végh, Fritz Schär, Robert H. Dicke, Josef Pieper, and Joanna Moore. After him are Agnieszka Osiecka, Denver Pyle, Norris Bradbury, Roger Marche, Bobby Helms, and Cyril Toumanoff.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh ranks 367 out of 631Before him are Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani (1001), Viguen (1929), Nusrat Bhutto (1929), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Marshall Manesh (1950), and Ehsan Yarshater (1920). After him are Alenush Terian (1921), Ebi (1949), Fakhr-un-Nisa (1092), Timur Shah Durrani (1748), Darius Khondji (1955), and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (1964).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh ranks 53Before him are Simin Daneshvar (1921), Iraj Mirza (1874), Bahram Beyzai (1938), Bozorg Alavi (1904), Hushang Ebtehaj (1928), and Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani (1001). After him are Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (1940), Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939), Masih Alinejad (1976), Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Ahmad NikTalab (1934), and Marina Nemat (1965).