Asghar Parsa

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Asghar Parsa
اصغر پارسا
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Spokesperson of National Front
Succeeded by Parviz Varjavand
Personal details
Born 1919
Khoy, Iran
Died 2007
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Political party National Front
Alma mater Tehran University

Asghar Parsa (born 1919, in Khoy - died February 2007 in Tehran) was a prominent member of Iran's National Front.

After graduating from Tehran University's School of Law, he served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was elected to Majlis from Khoy in 1951. He sided with Mohammed Mosaddeq and was arrested after the 1953 Iranian coup d'état of August 19.

In 1960, he was the spokesperson of the National Front, before being imprisoned again in 1962.

After the 1979 Iranian Revolution, he was Editor-in-Chief of the National Front's newspaper. He was imprisoned again for more than three years by the government.

He died February 2007 in Tehran.

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