James Justinian Morier

James Justinian Morier (15 August 1782 – 19 March 1849)[lower-alpha 1] was a British diplomat and author noted for his novels about the Qajar dynasty in Iran, most famously for the Hajji Baba series. These were filmed in 1954.

James Justinian Morier
Morier, portrait by an unknown artist
BornJames Justinian Morier
(1782-08-15)15 August 1782
Smyrna, Ottoman Empire[lower-alpha 1]
Died19 March 1849(1849-03-19) (aged 66)
Brighton, England[lower-alpha 1]
OccupationNovelist, diplomat
Notable worksThe Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan