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Minaret of Jam

Minaret of Jam ranks 14,581st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Winsford, Schwarmstedt, and Amt Neuhaus. Memorable people born in Minaret of Jam include Jami. Minaret of Jam has been the birth place of many writers. Minaret of Jam is located in Afghanistan.

The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in a remote and nearly inaccessible region of the Shahrak District, Ghor Province, next to the Hari River. The 65-metre (213 ft) or 62-metre (203 ft) high minaret was built around 1190 entirely of baked bricks and is famous for its intricate brick, stucco and glazed tile decoration, which consists of alternating bands of kufic and naskhi calligraphy, geometric patterns, and verses from the Qur'an. Since 2002, the minaret has remained on the list of World Heritage in Danger, under serious threat of erosion, and has not been actively preserved. In 2014, the BBC reported that the tower was in imminent danger of collapse. Read more on Wikipedia

In 1414, Minaret of Jam was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Jami.

People Born in Minaret of Jam

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Most individuals born in present day Minaret of Jam were writers (1),  while most who died were .