Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Haj Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi

b. 1831 or 1832 Dawlatabad (Isfahan)
d. 1908 or 1909

Haj Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi was born in late 1841 or early 1842 in Dawlatabad, Isfahan. He married Khatamah Baygum (died in 1905), granddaughter of Mulla ʻAli Nuri Isfahani. Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi married for the second time at old age when his first wife became chronically ill. He married a relative of his, Marziyah Khanum (known as Munis Agha, 1894-1936). His children were: Mirza Ahmad, Mirza Yahya, Mirza ʻAli Muhammad, Mirza Mahdi, Mirza Muhammad ʻAli, Mirza Riza, and Sadighah from his first wife, and Fakhr Taj and Qamar Taj from his second wife. Among his children, Mirza Yahya Dawlatabadi, a politician and intellectual in late Qajar and early Pahlavi era, and Sadiqah Dawlatabadi, the head of Kanun-i Banuvan for many years, are well-known public figures. Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi died in 1908 and was buried in Ibn Babivayh cemetery.

Haj Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi, the son of Sayyid ʻAbd al-Karim and a decendant of Qazi Nur Allah Shushtari, was born in late 1841 or early 1842 in Dawlatabad, Isfahan. After beginning his theological studies in Dawlatabad and Isfahan, he traveled to the Shi'ite shrine citiies in Iraq in 1872 to continue his studies. He returned to Isfahan in 1877, where he became the head of the Jalaliyah seminary. However, he had to leave Isfahan and live in Tehran and Mashhad for several months after encountering the opposition of some local clerics. He returned to Isfahan and went on Hajj in 1885. Returning to Isfahan, he faced his opponents again and decided to leave the city in for good in 1888, after which he settled in Tehran. Dawlatabadi married Khatamah Baygum (d. 1905), the granddaughter of Mulla ʻAli Nuri Isfahani. Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi married a second time in old age, after his first wife had become chronically ill. He married a relative of his, Marziyah Khanum (known as Munis Agha, 1894-1936). `His first marriage produced the following offspring: Mirza Ahmad, Mirza Yahya, Mirza ʻAli Muhammad, Mirza Mahdi, Mirza Muhammad ʻAli, Mirza Riza, and Sadighah. Fakhr Taj and Qamar Taj were born from his second marriage. Two of his children were prominent figures: Mirza Yahya Dawlatabadi was a politician and intellectual in the late Qajar and early Pahlavi eras and Sadiqah Dawlatabadi was the head of the Kanun-i Banuvan for many years. Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi died in 1908 and was buried in Ibn Babivayh cemetery. Close

این شرح حال، خلاصه‌ای است از مدخل «حاج میرزا هادی دولت آبادی» نوشته سید مقداد نبوی رضوی در دانشنامه جهان اسلام، زیر نظر غلامعلی حداد عادل، تهران، ۱۳۹۲، با اضافه کردن برخی اطلاعات از شجره نامه صدیقه دولت آبادی در جلد سوم کتاب صدیقه دولت آبادی: نامه ها، نوشته ها، و یادها، ویراستاران مهدخت صنعتی و افسانه نجم آبادی، شیکاگو ۱۳۷۷ Close

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