Hossein Navab

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Hossein Navab
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Navab (third from left) attending the Bretton Woods Conference
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran
In office
1952 – October 1952
MonarchMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Prime MinisterMohammad Mosaddegh
Preceded byBagher Kazemi
Succeeded byHossein Fatemi

Hossein Navab (1897–1972) was an Iranian diplomat, who served as foreign minister briefly in 1952.


Navab was a career diplomat. He served as the consul general of Iran in New York in the 1940s.[1][2] He was also the ambassador of Iran to the Netherlands.[3] He served as the minister of foreign affairs in 1952.[4] On 9 October 1952, he resigned from office without giving any reason and Hossein Fatemi succeeded him in the post.[5]


  1. ^ "List of Delegates". International Civil Aviation Organization. Archived from the original on 25 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Woods, Bretton. "Final Act". Commission for Looted Art in Europe. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Judgement of International Court of Justice". World Courts. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Foreign Ministers E-K". Rulers. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Iran planning envoy shift". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Tehran. UPI. 13 October 1952. Retrieved 25 July 2013.