Gharabaghi (surname)

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Gharabaghi or Qarabaghi (lit. "from Karabakh") is a common surname in Iran,[1] and to a much lesser extent[citation needed] in Azerbaijan.[citation needed]


  • Abbas Gharabaghi (1918 - 2000), last chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces as well as deputy commander-in-chief of the Iranian Imperial Army during the rule of the Pahlavi dynasty.
  • Parviz Fattah Gharabaghi (born 1961) Iranian politician, former member of Revolutionary Guard and former minister of energy in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's first cabinet from 2005 to 2009.