Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Full Name: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Nationality:

Iran
Iranian

Profession: Last Shah of Iran
Why Famous: The ruler of Iran (Shah of Iran) from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. Often called "the last Shah of Iran" as well as "the Shah of Iran" or simply "the Shah".

Born: October 25, 1919
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: July 27, 1980 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Complications of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

Married Life

  • 1939-03-16 Marriage of Princess Fawzia of Egypt to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.
  • 1951-02-10 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (31) marries actress Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (19)
  • 1959-12-21 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi marries Farah Pahlavi Diba

Historical Events in the Life of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

  • 1934-12-27 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi declares Persia now Iran
  • 1941-08-27 Shah of Iran abdicates throne favour of his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
  • 1949-02-04 Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
  • 1952-07-17 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi names Ghavam Sultaneh premier
  • 1953-08-16 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi & princess Soraya flee to Baghdad & Rome
  • 1959-05-20 Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi visits Netherlands
  • 1979-01-16 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran for Egypt during the Iranian Revolution

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