Kasra Vafadari


Age: 59

chair professor of Iranian history and contemporary Western civilization at the University of Nanterre in Paris, France who focused on cultural activities as an ancient Persian history specialist and previously served as president of the Iranian Zoroastrian Association, where he voiced his concerns about the situation of the Zoroastrian community and religious minorities in Iran under Islamic rule.

Cause of Death: Multiple stabbed wounds

Born: March 29, 1946

Died: May 16, 2005

Paris, France