TEHRAN, May 2 (MNA) -- Iranian scholar and translator Reza Seyyed-Hosseini died at the Iranmehr Hospital on Friday morning. He was 83.


He was hospitalized for a spinal cord problem one month ago for which he underwent surgery, author Media Kashigar told MNA.


Born in 1926 in Ardabil, he has penned many academic treatises including renowned “Literary Schools” and he has translated works by Albert Camus, Andre Malraux, Jean-Paul Sartre and Marguerite Duras from French into Persian.


Reza Seyyed Hosseini was chosen as Iran’s 2001 eternal figure in the field of translation.






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