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Aramgah-e Ibn Sina, The Avicenna Mausoleum in Hamadan, Iran by Houshang Seyhoun in 1952. In 1036 the physician, mathematician and philosopher Ibn Sina (Avicenna) died on a journey from Isfahan to Hamadan, where he had earlier been a vizier. The monument currently standing, incorporating a library and museum, was erected in the 1950’s on the site of an earlier tomb structure. The tomb of Qajar poet Abolghassem Aref is located in the courtyard.