- Abu'l Hasan Mihyar al-Daylami - a Persian poet from Daylam.
- Abdullah Ibn al-Muqaffa - author and translator of Kalīla wa Dimna from Middle Persian.
- Abu-Mansur Daqiqi - a Persian poet.
- Saman Khuda - founder of the Samanid dynasty, one of the first native Persian dynasties in the Middle East and Central Asia after the collapse of the Sassanids.
- Naubakht - Pahlavi translator of the Abassid court.
- Rattanbai Petit - second wife of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan
- Fadl ibn Sahl - Persian vizier of the Abassid era.
Zarathushtrian Religion, Philosophy and History