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Abū al-Ḥasan Khān Bahrāmī
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Abū al-Ḥasan Khān Bahrāmī, also known as Abū al-Ḥasan b. ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Tafrishī (23 Rabīʿ I 1261–1332/1 April 1845–1914), was an Iranian physician and surgeon who was a pioneer in the assimilation of modern European medicine in Iran. Abū al-Ḥasan Khān was born and grew up in Ṭarkhurān, a small town near Tafrish where he studied the customary curriculum of the time, that is, literature, astronomy and traditional medicine, through the encouragement of his fath…

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Razpush, Shahnaz and Translated by Maryam Rezaee, “Abū al-Ḥasan Khān Bahrāmī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 28 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0075>
First published online: 2015

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