Ali Ansari

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Birthday
24, 1967
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1967 (age 50)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian-born author who founded the Institute for Iranian Studies at St. Andrews University in Scotland. His scholarly works include The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran, published in 2012, and Iran, Islam and Democracy: the Politics of Managing Change, published in 2000.

Before Fame

After graduating from King's College London and University College London, he earned his Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.

Trivia

He wrote articles for The Independent and The Guardian, among other prominent publications.

Family Life

His cousin, Farah Pahlavi, was once Queen of Iran. He wed Marjon Esfandiary in 2010.

Associated With

Like fellow author Ignazio Visco, Ansari was born in Italy.