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Well-known philologist, researcher passes away at 99

Qazvin, Renowned Iranian linguist, philologist, researcher, poet and author Mohammad Dabir�Siaqi passed away at the age of 99 at his birthplace Qazvin on Monday noon.

He was hospitalized a while ago due to his illness.

Dabir-Siaqi was born in 1919 in mid-western province of Qazvin and received his Ph.D in literature from Tehran University in 1955 and taught Persian literature at domestic and foreign universities.

There are tens of works in literature and art attributed to him.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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