Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Sadiqah Najmabadi

b. 5 October 1902 Tehran
d. 25 March 1955 Tehran

Sadiqah Najmabadi, the daughter of Ruqiyah Kundushlu and Shaykh Mahdi Najmabadi, was born on October 5, 1902 in Tehran. She was one of the first graduates of the Midwifery School in Iran. Sadiqah Najmabadi married Ahmad Najmabadi in 1924; they had a son, Parviz, who died at the age of 2. This marriage ended in divorce in 1933. She married Zia’ Najmabadi in 1944. Sadiqah Najmabadi died of cancer on March 25, 1955 and was buried in Shaykh Hadi Mausoleum, Shaykh Hadi Street, Tehran.

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