Amir Kabir Politician

Amir kabir

Amir Kabir (1807 – 10 January 1852) (Persian: امیرکبیر‎), also known as Mirza Taghi Khan Amir-Nezam (Persian: میرزا تقی‌خان امیرنظام‎), also known by the titles of Atabak and Amir-e Nezam; chief minister to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (Shah of Persia) for the first three years of his reign and one of the most capable and innovative figures to appear in the whole Qajar period. Amir Kabir served as Prime Minister of Persia (Iran) under Naser al-Din Shah. Born in Hezaveh, a county of Arak and murdered in 1852, he is a controversial historical figure. He is considered by some to be "widely respected by liberal nationalist Iranians" as "Iran's first reformer", a modernizer who was "unjustly struck down" attempted to bring "gradual reform" to Iran. Amir Kabir was born into a lowly household at Hezaveh in the Farahan district, situated in Markazi Province of Iran. His father, Karbalaʾi Mohammad Qorban, entered the service of Mirza Abu'l-Qasim Farahani Qa'im Maqam of Farahan as cook, and when Mirza Bozorg was appointed chief minister to ʿAbbas Mirza, the crown prince, in Tabriz, Karbalaʾi Qorban accompanied him there, taking his son with him.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 9th, 1807
Place of birth
Date of death
January 10th, 1852 at age of 45
Place of death
Shia Islam



Organizations founded

1. Dar ul-Funun



56131-56491 - Tehran


Tehran, Iran

Wikiedia article

Dar ul-Funun, established in 1851, was the first modern university and modern institution of higher learning in Persia.


1.Amir Kabir Dam

Amir Kabir dam, also known as Karaj dam, is a dam in Iran, located 63 kilometres northwest of Tehran and 23 kilometres north of Karaj. Amir kabir Dam was constructed on the Karaj River, and was the first multi-purpose dam in Iran.
Located in Geolocation

2.Amirkabir University of Technology

Amirkabir University of Technology, formerly called the Tehran Polytechnic, is a public research university located in Tehran, Iran. AUT is one of the most prestigious universities, and the first established technical university in Iran, referred to as \Mother of Industrial Universities". The university was first founded by Habib Nafisi in 1958 and then developed by Dr.
Located in Geolocation Founded Headquarters Type Official website
Tehran, Iran
424 Hafez Ave, 56131-56491 - Tehran, Tehran Province
Public university, Public school


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