Sabar Mirza Farman Farmaian

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Sabar Mirza Farman Farmaian (1912–2006) The first son of Persian Qajar nobleman Abdol Hossein Mirza Farmanfarma through Masoumeh Khanoum.

He was born in 1912 in Tehran. He quickly decided on medicine, becoming a doctor and specialising in malaria and studying it to great extent. Dr Sabar Farmanfarmaian participated in a number of projects initiated by the World Health Organization. He was a staunch supporter of Mossadegh during Iran's oil nationalisation in 1953. He held the post of Minister of Health during Mossadegh's second cabinet.

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  • Minister of Health (21 July 1952–19 August 1953)

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