Iradj Amini was the last ambassador of the Shah of Iran in Tunisia. He was born in 1935 in Tehran. He completed his education in institutes in America, Iran and England in 1965, he joined the Iranian Foreign Service and was made the Ambassador to Tunisia. He has been living in Paris since 1992 and is a journalist by profession. Being a passionate historian, he visits India often and writes and researches extensively about Indian history.Another popular book written by Iradj would be Napoleon and Persia: Franco - Persian Relations Under the First Empire.