Jafar Shafaghat

Jafar Shafaghat
Born 1915
Tabriz, Iran
Died 2 September 2000
Nice, France
Allegiance Iran
Service/branch Pahlavi Army
Years of service 1933-1979
Rank General officer
Commands held

Jafar Shafaghat (Persian: جعفر شفقت; c.1915 – September 2, 2000) was a General officer in the Iranian Pahlavi Army and was the last Minister of Defense in Shapour Bakhtiar government (1978 — 1979).[1] Jafar Shafaghat was the last governor of East Azerbaijan Province during the Pahlavi dynasty. He died in exile in Nice, France.


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