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Nasser Moghadam

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Nasser Moghadam

Lieutenant General Nasser Moghadam (1921 – 11 April 1979) was the fourth and last chief of SAVAK (6 June 1978 – 12 February 1979). He succeeded General Nematollah Nassiri, who was arrested by the Shah's order in 1978. Moghadam was executed under Ayatollah Khomeini's order, after the Iranian Revolution along with Nassiri and Nassiri's predecessor, Hassan Pakravan.


  • Early life 1
  • Islamists seizing power 2
  • Islamist leftists 3
  • SAVAK heads execution 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Nasser Moghadam was born in 1921 in Tehran. He studied at the military high school, after which went to military school. In the late thirties Moghadam studied law at the Faculty of Tehran University.

Islamists seizing power

16 January 1979 the shah and his family fled Iran. 1 February Khomeini returned from exile and personally led the revolutionary process. In total (since the beginning of an armed uprising on 9 February), the Islamists took several days to seize power. Three days of fighting with supporters of Ayatollah with Shah's imperial guard "immortal", SAVAK agent and loyal the monarch the military.

Islamist leftists

In the overthrow of the shah's regime, Iranian leftists — particularly the radical left from the Fedayeen Iran — have played no less (and directly in Tehran and major) role than the Islamists.

SAVAK heads execution

Is worth noting that all the heads of SAVAK (Hassan Pakravan, Nematollah Nassiri, and Nasser Moghadam) were shot.

External links

  • Treaty Concerning the State Frontier and Neighbourly Relationships between Iran and Iraq (Done 6 March 1975 in Baghdad; in force 22 June 1976)
  • Answer to History by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ISBN 0-8128-2755-4
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