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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] 10 Dey 1958 [31 December 1979]

[Issue No.:] 10894

[Page:] 2


Details of the Death of Raeen, Author of “Freemasonry in Iran”

Esmail Raeen, the famous author of “Freemasonry in Iran”, passed away yesterday before noon, due to an unknown cause, at the central offices of Amir Kabir publishing house…,

At the time of his death, Esmail Raeen was 60 years old. He had practiced journalism from the age of 22, and wrote more than 200 books, of which “Freemasonry, or the Forgotten Hall in Iran” was the most famous one, containing names of more than 3,000 members of the Freemasons. His other researched works were “The Strangulation in Iran”, “The Travel Journal of Mirza Saleh Shirazi”, “Shoghi Effendi”, “The Massacre of the Armenians”, “Yaprem Khan” and “The Iranian Armenians”…