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Talat Basari

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Tal'at Bassari (Persian: طلعت بصاري, 1923 – 18 September 2020), was an Iranian Bahai poet, feminist, academic, and writer. She was born in Babol, Iran.

In 1967, she had also published a biography on Zandokht Shirazi, a pioneer in the feminist movement in Iran.[1]

She also worked on the editorial board of the New Jersey-based magazine, Persian Heritage.[2] She identified as Bahai.[3] Bassari also assisted in books on the life of the influential Persian Bahai poet Táhirih.

Basari died on 18 September 2020 in Los Angeles, aged 97.[4]

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  1. Paidar, Parvin (1997). Women and the Political Process in Twentieth-Century Iran. Cambridge University Press. p. 371. ISBN 9780521595728. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  2. "Persian Heritage Magazine" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  3. "Eshraghieh and Mahmoud Rabbani Collection". bahai-library.com. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  4. به یاد طلعت بصاری، استاد دانشگاه و پژوهشگر بهایی