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  • News & Events

    HIM Empress Farah Pahlavi as the 2014 Spring Gala’s Honorary Chair - National Museum of Women in the Art, Washington, D.C.

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  • Press Release

    Shahbanou's message on the awarding to Dr. Maryam Mirzakhani, in recognition of her achievements in Mathematics.

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  • Publications

    Achievements and Progress during the reign of the Pahlavi Monarch - An Article by HM Farah Pahlavi. 03 March 2014

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    An interview with Her Majesty Farah Pahlavi about the acid attacks on Iranian women in Isfahan 25 October 2014

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The Pahlavi Dynasty

H.I.M. Reza Shah (the Great) Pahlavi
(1878-1944) Founder of the Pahlavi Dynasty Reign 1925-1941

H.I.M. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
(1919-1980) Reign 1941-1979

The House of Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi married Farah Diba, the only child of Sohrab Diba, Captain in the Imperial Iranian Army and his wife, the former Farideh Ghotbi. The Royal Wedding took place in Tehran in 1959, and Queen Farah was crowned Shahbanou, or Empress, The title of Shahbanou was devised especially for Farah Pahlavi at the Coronation of 1967.

Predecessor Herself (as Queen consort of Iran)
Successor Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi of Iran

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