Unseen photos of Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou

Born in Rezaieh, West Azerbaijan, homeland to a wealthy feudal family, his father was Mohammad Vesugh Ghassemlou, a landowning Kurdish nationalist Agha and Khan from the Kurdish Shekak tribe who was born in 1875. His mother was Nana Jan Timsar, an Assyrian Christian. His father was an adviser to the Shah of Iran, who gave him the title “Wussuq-e Divan.