Ziya’ Najmabadi was the son of ‘Azra Khanum Najmabadi and Muhammad Husayn Fallahi Damavandi, was born in 1917 in Ahmadabad, Damavand. As he lost his father in infancy, his mother's family name was registered for him. Ziya’ Najmabadi married Sadiqah Najmabadi in 1944. After her death in 1955, he married Fatimah (Parichihr) Mansuri Mu’ayyid; they had a son named ‘Aliriza (Kaveh). Ziya’ Najmabadi died on November 7, 1962 in Tehran and was buried in Ibn Babivayh cemetery.
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