Richard Nelson Frye

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Richard Nelson Frye
Born
Richard Nelson Frye

(1920-01-10)January 10, 1920
DiedMarch 27, 2014(2014-03-27) (aged 94)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Illinois
Harvard University
Spouse(s)Eden Naby
AwardsFarabi International Award
Khwarizmi International Award
Scientific career
FieldsIranian studies
InstitutionsGoethe University Frankfurt
University of Hamburg
Shiraz University
Tajik State National University
Harvard University
Academic advisorsArthur Pope
Walter Bruno Henning
Notable studentsAnnemarie Schimmel
Oleg Grabar
Frank Huddle
John Limbert
Michael Crichton

Richard Nelson Frye (January 10, 1920 – March 27, 2014) was an American professor. He was the Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies at Harvard University.[1][2] His professional areas of interest were Iranian philology and the history of Iran and Central Asia before 1000 CE.

Frye died in Boston, Massachusetts from natural causes, aged 94.

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