Forough Farrokhzad

Forough Farrokhzad


Forough Farrokhzād (Persian: فروغ فرخزاد) (b. January 5, 1935, Tehran, Iran — February 13, 1967) was an Iranian poet and film director. Forugh Farrokhzad is arguably one of Iran's most influential female poets of the twentieth century. She was a controversial modernist poet and an iconoclast.

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