Asghar Parsa

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Asghar Parsa
اصغر پارسا
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Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
23 July 1952 – 2 August 1953
Constituency Khoy
Personal details
Born 1919
Khoy, Iran
Died 5 February 2007 (aged: 88)
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Political party National Front
Spouse(s) Parvin Ghadimi
Children Ali
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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Party political offices
Preceded by
Dariush Forouhar
Spokesperson of the National Front
Succeeded by
Parviz Varjavand