Nur Ali Elahi
Nur Ali Elahi (or Ostad Elahi var. Nūr ‘Alī Ilāhī, Nour Ali Elahi, Persian: نورعلی الهی - استاد الهی‎) (September 11, 1895 - October 19, 1974) was a spiritual thinker, musician and jurist who de...
Karim Yassen
Karim Yassen is a Kurdish professor, who is known for finding the enzyme which causes the gum disease. The research was done at Jagellion University in Poland.He currently works in the department of b...
Alaaddin Sajadi
Alaaddin Sajjadi (1907–1984) was a Kurdish writer, poet and academic. He was born in Iranian Kurdistan. He finished his religious studies and became a cleric in 1938. He began working in the field of ...
Amir Hassanpour
Amir Hassanpour, (1943- ), is a prominent Iranian Kurdish scholar and researcher. He was born in Mahabad, in north-western Iran. He received Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in English language in 1964 ...
Hashim Ahmadzadeh
Hashem Ahmadzadeh is a well-known Iranian and Kurdish scholar, presently a lecturer in the Kurdish Studies Centre of the University of Exeter.
He was born in eastern Kurdistan in 1961. he got his ...
Mustafa Besarani
Mistefa Bêsaranî (in Kurdish: Mela Mistefa Bêseranî, in Persian: ملا مصطفی بیسارانی) (born 1642- died 1701), was an Iranian-Kurdish poet who wrote in Hewrami dialect.He was from the village Bêseran in...
Nalî
Nalî also known as Mullah Xidir Ehmed Şawaysî Mîkayalî (Kurdish: Mela Xidirî Ehmedî Şaweysî Mîkayelî,) (1797-1856 in Istanbul, Turkey, was a Kurdish polymath; a poet, linguist, translator and math...
Ibn al-Nadim
Abu'l-Faraj Muhammad bin Is'hāq al-Nadim (Arabic: ابوالفرج محمد بن إسحاق النديم‎) (died September 17, 995 or 998) was a Muslim scholar and bibliographer, possibly of Persian origin. He is fa...
Sharaf Khan Bidlisi
Sharaf Khan Bidlisi or Sharaf al-Din Bitlisi (Kurdish: شەرەفخانی بەدلیسی, Şerefxanê Bedlîsî; Persian: شرف‌خان بدلیسی‎) was a medieval Kurdish emir and a politician from the Emirate of Bitlis.But...
Muhammad Emin Er
Muhammad Emin Er (c. 1914 – 27 June 2013) was an Islamic scholar trained in the Ottoman tradition and former student of Bediüzzaman Said Nursi. He was born in the Ottoman province of Diyarbakır...
Bakhtiar Sajjadi
Bakhtiar Sadjadi (born September 23, 1976 in Sanandaj, Iran) is a Kurdish philosopher, academician, writer, and translator.. He got his BA degree in English Language and Literature from Shahid Behesht...
Ordîxanê Celîl
Ordîxanê Celîl (Ordikhan Dzhasimovich Dzhalilov or Ordikhan-e Jalil or Ordikhane Dzhalil ) (1932–2007) was a Kurdish writer and academic. Born in Yerevan, he entered the Philology department of Univer...
Khâlid-i Baghdâdî
Mevlana Halid-i Bagdadi, Halid-î Bağdadî, Mevlana Halid, Mawlana Khalid, al-Khalid or Khâlid-i Baghdâdî (1779–1827) was an Iraqi Kurdish Sufi, by the name of Shaykh Diya al-Din Khalid al-Shahrazuri, t...
Mastoureh Ardalan
Mah Sharaf Khanom Mastoureh Ardalan or Mastura Ardalan (1805 –1848) was a Kurdish poet and writer. She was born in Sanandaj in north-western Iran and deceased in Sulaymaniyah in present-day north-east...
Caucher Birkar
Caucher Birkar (Kurdish: کۆچەر بیرکار) is a Kurdish mathematician who is currently engaged in research and teaching at the University of Cambridge. In 2010 he received the Leverhulme Prize in mathemat...
Ibn Qutaybah
Ibn Qutaybah (828 – 885 CE / 213 – 276 AH) (Arabic: ابن قتيبة ) was a renowned Islamic scholar of Persian origin. He served as a judge during the Abbasid Caliphate, but was best known for his con...
Abu'l-Fida
Abu al-Fida (Arabic: أبو الفداء‎; or Abul-Fida' al-Ḥamawi or Abul Fida Ismail Hamvi, fully Abu Al-fida' Isma'il Ibn 'ali ibn Mahmud Al-malik Al-mu'ayyad 'imad Ad-din; also transliterated Abu...
Shamil Asgarov
Shamil Asgarov or Shamil Askerov(Azerbaijani: Şamil Səlim oğlu Əsgərov, 1929, Aghjakand – 20 May 2005, Baku) was a Kurdish scholar, poet, and researcher on the history of the Kurds in Azerbaijan. ...
Mulla Effendi
Mulla Abu Bakr Effendi, also Mulla Effendi (also spelled Mala Fandi), (Kurdish: Mele Fendî) (Arabic: ملا أفندي‎) also Abu Bakr IIII or Küçük Mulla (1863 - December 31, 1942) was a senio...
Mozaffar Partowmah
Mozaffar Partowmah (Persian: مظفر پرتوماه‌) (May 22, 1939 – February 14, 2006) was a well-known scholar of Islam and Nuclear physics. Partowmah was born in the Sanandaj area of Kurdistan, Iran).
Hamid Hassani
Hamid Hasani or Hamid Hasani (Persian: حمیدِ حسنی) ([haˈmiːd-e hasaˈniː]) (born November 23, 1968 in Saqqez (Persian: سقز), Iranian Kurdistan province (Persian: اُستانِ كُردِستانِ ايران), Iran) is an ...
Hajj Nematollah
Hajj Nematollah (Persian: حاجی نعمت‌الله‎ 1871 – February 28, 1919) was an influential mystic and religious leader of the Persianate Qajar Empire. He was born in Jeyhounabad, Iran and is c...
Wafayi
Wafaei or Wefayî, (1844–1902), was a Kurdish poet. His real name was Abdorrahim. He was born in Mahabad in present-day north-western Iran. He finished religious studies in Mahabad and became a c...
Ata Nahai
Ata Nahai is an Iranian novelist and short story writer who writes in Sorani Kurdish.He was born in Baneh in 1960. He was graduated from high school in 1978, receiving a diploma of literature. As to t...
Jalile Jalil
Jalile Jalil (Kurdish: Celîlê Celîl, 1936- ), is a Kurdish historian, writer and Kurdologist. He was born in Yerevan and studied history at the university of Yerevan and Oriental Academy of Lening...
Hemin Mukriyani
Hemin Mukriyani (1921–1986) was the pen name for Seyed Mohammad Amin Shaikholislami Mukri, Kurdish poet, journalist, translator, and literary critic.He was born in the village of Lachin, near Mahabad ...
Mahmud Bayazidi
Mahmud Bayazidi (Kurdish; Mehmûdê Bazîdî ) (1797 Doğubeyazıt–1859 Erzurum), was a Kurdish philosopher, polymath from Bayazid in the Ottoman Empire.
He was born in Bayazid (present-day Doğubeyazıt ...
Abdol-Hamid Heyrat Sajjadi
Abdol-Hamid Heyrat Sajjadi (in Persian: سید عبدالحمید حیرت سجادی) is a notable Iranian scholar, researcher, literary figure and historian.He studied Persian literature and history and got a PhD degree...
Khana Qubadi
Khana Qubadi or (Xana Qubadî in Kurdish), (1700–1759), was a Kurdish poet. He wrote his poems in the Hawrami (Gorani) dialect. He belonged to the Hawrami school of poetry in the Ardalan principality.<...
Kurdish Academy
Kurdish Academy (Sorani: ئەکادیمیای کوردی, Kurmanji: Akademiya Kurdî) is a government funded institution located in Erbil dealing with all issues of the Kurdish language. The academy's main goal is to...