Iraj Pezeshkzad was born in Tehran in 1928. He was educated in Iran and France, where he took a degree in law. He served as a judge in the Iranian Judiciary for five years and then joined the Iranian Foreign Service. He served as a diplomat until the Iranian revolution in 1979, and left the Foreign Service to reside in France after the revolution. As well as works of fiction and plays, he has written political books and translated Voltaire and Molière into Persian. He died in 2022.
(only books translated into English)
1973 داییجان ناپلئون (My Uncle Napoleon)
2007 حافظ ناشنيده پندند (Hafez in Love) (novel)