Daneshvaran Garden, located across from Paradise Mall, is one of the
largest and accessible gardens in the area. Kish Free Zone believes in
the integrity of famous thinkers and scientists and the hope of their
ways continuity. They wanted to honor their commemoration for all
efforts they did in human progress and knowledge advancement.
Therefore, the busts of 15 Iranian contemporary scholars were erected
in the garden in winter 1997.
1. Mirza Taghi-Khan Amirkabir (1807-January 1852): the founder of
modern high education in Iran.
Amirkabir, the chancellor of Nasereddin Shah, did many fundamental
reforms in different cases such as country's Administrative affairs,
Finance reforms, establishment of Pony Express, and troops training.
Darolfonoon foundation (the first European-style College in Persia,
teaching modern sciences) and the original base of universities
establishment are some of his most fundamental steps in Iran.
2. Mirza Kazem Mahalati (1831-1894): the founder of modern Pharmacy in Iran.
He taught chemistry and pharmacy in Darolfonoon for more than 40
years. He is counted as the first French language translators in Iran.
3. Abdolghafar Najmoddoleh (1836-1907): the founder of modern astrology in Iran.
He compiled the first mathematics and astrology textbooks in its
modern style. He put his effective efforts in forming modern
geography. He worked out the computation of solar calendars from 1870
4. Professor Mahmood Hesabi (1902-1992): one of the founders of modern
physics in Iran.
After being graduated from Sorbonne University, Prof. Hesabi
established the engineering school in the Ministry of Roads. He
installed the first Meteorology station, and the first Radiology
system in Iran. He was elected as "the scholar of the year" by the
world's scientific centers.
5. Dr. Seyyed Mohammadtaghi Fatemi (1904-1996): one of the founders of
modern mathematics in Iran.
Dr. Fatemi is counted as one of the establishers of Tehran University
and University of Science & Techniques. He compiled 31 books in
Algebra, Geometry, Calculus and Analytic Mechanics. He was introduced
as a " Pioneer Professor".
6. Dr. Mohammadgholi Shams (1904-1996): One of the founders of modern
ophthalmology in Iran.
7. Dr. Abdolhasan Sheikh (1906): one of the founders of modern
chemistry in Iran.
8. Dr. Mohammad Gharib (1909-1974): one of the founders of modern
ophthalmology in Iran.
9. Ahmad Hami, Engineer (1909): one of the founders in civil engineering.
10. Dr. Gholamhossein Masahab (1910-1979): the author of the first
11. Dr. Hossein Afshar (1910): one of the founders of physics in Iran.
12. Dr. Mohammad Hasan Ganji (1912): one of the founders of modern
geography in Iran.
13. Dr. Jamaleddin Mostaghimi (1915): one of the founders of organ logy in Iran.
14. Dr. Kamaleddin Armin (1915-1995): one of the founders of pathology in Iran.
15. Ayatollah Hasan Hasanzadeh Amoli (1928): Well-known researcher in
the ancient astrology.