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Azam Taleghani (Persian: اعظم طالقانی; 1943 – 30 October 2019) was an Iranian politician, activist and journalist. She was the head of the Society of Islamic Revolution Women of Iran.[1] She was the editor of Payam Hajar Weekly, and a member of the Iranian parliament from 1980 through 1984.[2] Taleghani was born in Tehran.

Taleghani was hospitalized in November 2018 after falling at her home in Tehran.[3] She died of a cerebral hemorrhage caused by the fall on 30 October 2019 at the age of 76 in Tehran.[3]


  1. Iran: Sit-in by Azam Taleghani in front of Evin prison
  2. فرخ‌زاد، پوران (Pooran Farrokhzad). کارنمای زنان کارای ایران (از دیروز تا امروز). تهران: نشر قطره، ۱۳۸۱،

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    ISBN 9643411168، 533.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "اعظم طالقانی درگذشت". BBC. 31 October 2019.  (in Persian)