Kaveh Golestan Definition
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Kaveh Golsetan کاوه گلستان
|July 8, 1950 Tehran, Iran |
|April 2, 2003(2003-04-02) (aged 53) Kifri, Iraq |
|Ebrahim Golestan Lili Golestan Mehrak Golestan |
Kāveh Golestān Taghavi Shirazi (8 July 1950 - April 2, 2003), (Persian: کاوه گلستان ) was an Iranian photojournalist and artist. Golestan was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, England.
In 1988, working as a freelance photographer, he took the first pictures of the aftermath of Halabja poison gas attack during the Iran-Iraq War.
On April 2, 2003, he was killed at the age of 53, as a result of stepping on a land mine while working for the BBC in Kifri, Iraq. He is buried in a cemetery in the east of Tehran. Contents
FamilyKāveh Golestān and his sister Lili
- 1 Family
- 2 See also
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Kaveh was the son of the Iranian filmmaker and writer Ebrahim Golestan and the brother of Lili Golestan, translator and the owner-artistic director of the Golestan Gallery in Tehran, Iran.
Kaveh was married to Hengāmeh Golestān, they had a son, Mehrak.
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