Dad Shah

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Dad Shah
Location Iranian Balochistan
Result Shah of Iran won
Commanders and leaders
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Daad Shah, Mir Abdi,Overlords and Tribal Leaders
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

Mir Dad Shah or Mir Daad Shah (Persian: دادشاه) was a farmer who lived in the Nillag village of Iranian Balochistan in the 1950s. He was against Mohammad Reza Shah’s administration and started an armed struggle against the Iranian government.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Killers' Capture in Wilds". LIFE. 42 (16): 40–41. 22 April 1957. ISSN 0024-3019. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Mordechai Nisan Minorities in the Middle East: a history of struggle and self-expression, ISBN 0786413751