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9 Famous Author Suicides in Literary History

On 9 April 1951, Sadegh Hedayat committed suicide by gassing himself in a small rented apartment in Paris. Sadegh (also spelled as Sadeq) Hedayat; February 17, 1903 in Tehran – April 9, 1951 in Paris) was an Iranian writer, translator and intellectual. Best known for his novel The Blind Owl, he was one of the earliest Iranian writers to adopt ...

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