عنوان مقاله [English]

Hajji Mirza Ha ha Afshar, The First Medical Student Dispatched to Europe

نویسنده [English]

  • mohsen roostaee

چکیده [English]

Hajji Mirza Baba Afshar was the first student sent to Europe to study medicine, on Abbas Mirza1* and Qa’em Maqam Farahani’s recommendation. He was educated a! Oxford university in London, besides socializing with the British scientists and politicians. After returning to Iran he was appointed the head-physieian, by Abbas Mirza, to cooperate with the Crown Prince’s British physician. Dne to his proficiency in Engl ish, he also serves as the interpreter and communicator for the European* at Iran’s court. He left no writing or work alter his death (1842), However, (he author describes that he is probably the source of inspiration to James, J. Muricr to name his book, r Hajji Baba Isfahani h,