Sādegh Hedāyat (صادق هدایت) (1903-1951)

Death: 4th April 1951
Location: Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. Plot: division 85
Cause of death: Suicide - gas
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Iranian writer of prose fiction and short stories. He is credited with having brought Persian language and literature into the mainstream of international contemporary writing. His best known work is بوف کور Boof-e koor / The Blind Owl (1937); it was praised by many including Henry Miller and André Breton.