Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

ʻIzzat Mulk Hisabi

ʻIzzat Mulk Hisabi was the third child of Baygum Khanum, the daughter of Mirza Mahmud Vazir (Mustawfi), and Sayyid Mir Ahmad Hisabi. Like her sisters, ʻIzzat Mulk went to the French schools of Saint Joseph and Saint Louis. She married Muhammad Hasan Mirza Iskandari and they had three children: Jahangir, Farhad, and Kamran Iskandari. ʻIzzat Mulk was a midwife. She lost her husband when her three children were young, and decided to continue her education. She received her diploma in Persian literature from the Namus School, continued her education in obstetrics, and raised her children as a single parent.

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