Kushtah’gan bar Sar-i Qudrat by Masoud Behnoud


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The present book is a description and analysis of the life of twenty-one men of the Iranian government, who in the last one hundred and fifty years have somehow come to power and died over it. These people are: Ghaem Magham Farahani, Amir Kabir, Nasser al-Din Shah, Atabak, Sania al-Dawla, Yaparm, Sheikh Mohammad Khayabani, Colonel Pesyan, Mirza Kuchak Khan, Amir Tahmasebi, Timurtash, Sardar Asad, Davar, Pishhawari, Nusrat al-Dawla, Hajira, Razm Tus, Dr. Fatemi, Hassan Ali Mansour and Hoveida. The book ends with a list of announcements.

Masoud Behnoud

Masoud Behnoud is an Iranian journalist, He began his career as a journalist in 1964. Since then he has worked as an investigating journalist for different newspapers. Behnoud lives in the United Kingdom and works as a journalist for a number of media organisations, mainly BBC Persian Service, for which he has worked for the past fourteen years. His debut in the West was the launch of ‘Khanoum’, by Pegasus Elliott McKenzie in November 2008. Behnoud started his career as a journalist in 1964 and was active in the trade union of the Iranian journalists. During his career Behnoud produced and presented programmes for the National Iranian Radio and Television, and he founded a number of newspapers and magazines many of which were banned with the advent of 1979 Islamic revolution of Iran, with the editor and senior members of staff being arrested. An attempt to publish other newspapers later on was met with public interest though they were all closed[4] Between 1971 and 1979 he was the chief editor of the daily Ayandegan. This newspaper was closed in 1979 on the orders of Ayatollah Khomeini and its editor and senior staff were all imprisoned. During 1972–79 he also worked as a producer, writer and speaker for the National Iranian Radio and Television. In 1979 Massoud Behnoud became the chief editor of the weekly Tehran-e Mosavvar, which was shut down by the Islamic government after 30 issues during the crackdown of all non-governmental and independent newspapers.

Handling time7 Days
Book Cover TypeHardcover
Suitable forAdults
Language(s)Persian (Farsi)
Weight880 Gram
AuthorMasoud Behnoud
Persian Titleکتاب کشته گان بر سر قدرت اثر مسعود بهنود
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