Date: January 16, 2016
Iranian artist Aydin Aghdashloo was honored on Tuesday January 12, 2016 with France’s Chevalier of the Legion of Honor during a ceremony held by the French embassy in Tehran.
The medal was awarded by the French government, was signed by French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin.
The decoration was presented to Aghdashloo by French Ambassador to Tehran Bruno Foucher at his residence.
Aghdashloo, born in Rasht in 1940 is an Iranian painter, author, art critic, art historian and graphic designer.