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Badāʾiʿ Nigār, Muḥammad Ibrāhīm
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Badāʾiʿ Nigār, Muḥammad Ibrāhīm Nawwāb Tihrānī (1241–1299/1826–1882), son of Muḥammad Mahdī, was a clerk, man of letters, calligrapher and historian who lived during the reign of the Qājār monarchs Muḥammad Shāh (r. 1250–1264/1834–1848) and Nāṣir al-Dīn Shāh (r. 1264–1313/1848–1896) (Maḥbūbī, 394). Some sources cite Madāʾiḥ Nigār as his title (Āqā Buzurg, 2(1)/23; cf. Nawwāb, 405 who rejects this attribution).

His family worked as traders and money changers, a profession that he also followed as a young man, but he later …

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Jalali, Nadereh and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Badāʾiʿ Nigār, Muḥammad Ibrāhīm”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000018>
First published online: 2015

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