Photographer's Note

A huge statue of Amir Kabir, the great vizier of Persia during the Reign of Nasser-eddin Shah Qajar. This statue is placed in a very beatiful garden, now called Gheitariye Park.

Mirza Taqi Farahani was born in 1807 in Farahan, Iran, entitled Ataback-e Azam (The Chief Minister), Amir Nezaam (The Prince of the State), and Amir Kabir (The Great Prince), is one of the greatest politicians in the recent two centuries of Iran. He initiated reforms that marked the effective beginning of the modernisation of Iran.

Also see the statue of Amir Kabir in the Tehran Polytechnic.

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Additional Photos by Akbar Shafiee (Leo71538) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 49 N: 168] (555)
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