Keikhosrow Shahrokh

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Keikhosrow Shahrokh (Kerman, Iran, 1864 – 1939) was the designer of the mausoleum of Persian poet Ferdowsi in the city of Tus.[1]

As elected representative of the Zoroastrian community,[2] he was an active member of the Iranian parliament. He is best known for his role in the 1925 transition of the official calendar from the Islamic calendar of hejri ghamarei to the Iranian civil calendar, known as hejri shamsi.

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  1. A. Shahpur Shahbazi. "Ferdowsi, Mausoleum". Encyclopaedia Iranica. Retrieved 2010-12-11.
  2. M. Kasheff. "Anǰoman-e Zartoštīān (Society of Zoroastrians)". Encyclopaedia Iranica. Retrieved 2010-12-11.

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