Kaveh Golestan Journalist

Kaveh golestan

Kāveh Golestān Taghavi Shirazi (8 July 1950 - April 2, 2003), (Persian: کاوه گلستان ‎) was an Iranian photojournalist and artist. Golestan was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, England. In 1988, working as a freelance photographer, he took the first pictures of the aftermath of Halabja poison gas attack during the Iran-Iraq War. On April 2, 2003, he was killed at the age of 53, as a result of stepping on a land mine while working for the BBC in Kifri, Iraq. He is buried in a cemetery in the east of Tehran. Kaveh was the son of the Iranian filmmaker and writer Ebrahim Golestan and the brother of Lili Golestan, translator and the owner-artistic director of the Golestan Gallery in Tehran, Iran. Kaveh was married to Hengāmeh Golestān, with a son, Mehrak.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 8th, 1950
Date of death
April 2nd, 2003 at age of 52
Place of death




1. Millfield Independent school

Millfield is an independent co-educational school in Street in Somerset, in south-west England.

Type Independent school
Street, Somerset
Official web page www.millfieldschool.com
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Millfield connected by profession and/or age

b. 1947., Athlete
b. 1951., Entrepreneur
b. 1945., Noble person
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b. 1948., Noble person
b. 1954., Author
b. 1948., Novelist

Written work

1.Kaveh Golestan

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2007. at The Hague


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