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Shah of Iran

Shah of IranAKA Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Born: 26-Oct-1919
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: 27-Jul-1980
Location of death: Cairo, Egypt [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma
Remains: Buried, Al-Refai Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Gender: Male
Religion: Shia Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Iran
Executive summary: Last Shah of Iran

[1] Maadi Military Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Father: Reza Shah Pahlavi (b. 1877, d. 1944, elected Shah 1925)
Sister: Princess Ashraf Pahlavi (his twin, b. 26-Oct-1919)
Wife: Princess Fawzia of Egypt (b. 5-Nov-1921, m. 1939, div. 1948)
Daughter: Shahnaz Pahlavi (b. 27-Oct-1940)
Wife: Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari (b. 22-Jun-1932, m. 27-Dec-1950, div. 1956, d. 26-Oct-2001)
Wife: Farah Diba (b. 14-Oct-1938, m. 21-Dec-1959, four children)
Son: Reza Cyrus Ali Pahlavi II (b. 31-Oct-1960)
Daughter: Farahnaz (b. 12-Mar-1963)
Son: Ali-Reza Pahlavi (historian, b. 28-Oct-1966, d. 4-Jan-2011 suicide)
Daughter: Leila Pahlavi (b. 27-Mar-1970, d. 10-Jun-2001)

    High School: Institut Le Rosey, Switzerland
    High School: Iran (1936)
    University: Military College, Tehran, Iran (1936-38)

    Persian Monarch (16-Sep-1941 to Feb-1979)
    Croix de Guerre (1945)
    Legion of Merit (1947)
    Plane Crash (1948)
    Assassination Attempt Tehran University (4-Feb-1949)
    Shot (4-Feb-1949)
    Exiled Rome, Italy (Aug-1953), five days
    Audience with the Pope Pope John XXIII (1958)
    Visited Disneyland (25-Apr-1962)
    Assassination Attempt Marble Palace (10-Apr-1965)
    Cholecystectomy New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (24-Oct-1979)
    Surgery tumor removed from his neck, New York City (Nov-1979)
    Granted Asylum by Panama
    Granted Asylum by Egypt
    Exiled Cairo, Egypt (24-Mar-1980)
    Surgery splenectomy (28-Mar-1980)
    Surgery abscess removed from his pancreas (Jul-1980)
    Portrait on Iranian currency 1000 Rial

    On Company Business (Feb-1980) · Himself

Author of books:
Answer to History (1980, international affairs)

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