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Sadeq Hedayat

Sadeq HedayatBorn: 17-Feb-1903
Birthplace: Teheran, Iran
Died: 9-Apr-1951
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Buried, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Religion: See Note [2]
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Iran
Executive summary: The Blind Owl


[1] With natural gas. Suicide note, "See you on doomsday!"

[2] Believed all religion to be products of hypocrisy.

Father: E'tezad al-Molk
Mother: Zivar al-Molk
Brother: Isa
Brother: Mahmud

    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism

Author of books:
Buried Alive (1930, short stories, in Farsi)
Mongol Shadow (1931, in Farsi)
Three Drops of Blood (1932, in Farsi)
Chiaroscuro (1933, in Farsi)
Madame Alaviyeh (1933, in Farsi)
Mister Bow Wow (1933, in Farsi)
The Blind Owl (1937, novella)
The Stray Dog (1942, in Farsi)
Tittle-tattle (1944, in Farsi)
The Elixir of Life (1944, in Farsi)
Mr. Haji (1945, in Farsi)
Tomorrow (1946, in Farsi)
The Pearl Cannon (1946, in Farsi)



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