The Foreign Physicians of Nasereddin Shah’s Era in Iran (1831-1896)
As it has been recorded in history, in Qajar era, specially in Naseri’s government some of the European physicians were employed as Hakim-Bashi (the head-physician), and after Darolfonoon’s inauguration, some of them were taught medicine. Some of these physicians practice medicine in Iran. This article introduces the most famous physicians, and then gives detailed biographies of Dr. Hinchey, Fagrin (from Sweden), and Dr. Charles (from England). The author refers that a number of these physicians came to Iran along with missionaries. This article introduces, over than 20 European physicians who came to Iran between 1831 -1896 and have medical services.