Legacy: Mohammad Bahman-Beigi

The Narrative of the Life of a Legend “As a nomad I was expected to choose guns over books. But I chose education, became a teacher, and I set forth to educate the nomads. In this path, a few encouraged me, while most viewed the cause as trivial and unimportant,” writes Mohammad Bahman Beigi in his educational memories. Bahman Beigi was born in 1921 to a Qashqâi family in the province of Fârs, south of Iran. Following the policies of Reza Shah, tribal migrations were 319