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Iconic school book character, Dehqan-e Fadakar, dies at 86 04 Dec 2017

Iconic school book character, Dehqan-e Fadakar, dies at 86

TEHRAN — Azbar-Ali KHajavi, also known as Riz-Ali Khajavi, who bravely saved the lives of passengers from a train crash in 1961 died at 86 on Saturday. Born in 1930, in Miyaneh, northwestern Iran, Riz-Ali is best known as Dehqan-e Fadakar (literally meaning devoted peasant). For decades his story was taught in primary schools nationwide. […]