Hosseingholi Mosta'an


Hossein Qoli Mustaan (born in 1904, Shemiran – died on March 6, 1983) was an Iranian translator and storyteller. His nicknames are: Habib, Anoushe, H. M; and Hamid Hamid Gulab Adina is his child.

biography, diary
Hossein Qoli Mostaan was born in Tehran in 1283. After finishing high school at Dar al-Funun, he studied at the school of political science for a while. He started working as a journalist at the beginning of the century (Hijri Shamsi) and at the age of 17 as a journalist and photographer in the semi-official newspaper “Iran”. And because he was very interested in journalism, he soon became the editor of that newspaper. Mustaan started writing stories in 1314 in “Mehrgan” magazine.

Mostaan also had a hand in translation: his most famous translation is Victor Hugo’s masterpiece The Poor, which he translated into Farsi in 1310 and first published as a footnote in the press.[1]

He died on March 15, 1361.

Deli in the strong wind of Husi on May 1, 1340
Rabia (historical story)
scandalous story (story) (1341)
The story of humanity
regret (story)
well done (story)
Pestilence (love story) (40s)
fairy tale
the gift of life
sweet (story)
Holy Love (story)
The first step (story)
a light
Paradise on the earth
Chaos City (love story) (1930s)
The fire killed the candle (1342)
Like God who belongs to everyone.
From Shama Peres Qaseh (1335) (novel)
Hamoya: A story of love and emigration
The Wretched, by Victor Hugo, in two volumes from Javidan Publications
The Wandering Jew, by Eugene Sue, in two volumes from Javidan Publications

  • Birthday: 1904
  • Death: March 6, 1983
  • Birthplace: Shemiran, Tehran, Iran

Novelist and Translator

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