Farah Pahlavi

Empress of Iran

Farah Pahlavi, Her Imperial Majesty, Empress of Iran is the former Queen and Empress of Iran. She is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, and the only person to hold the title of Empress since pre-Islamic Iran. She was Queen consort of Iran from 1959 until 1967 and Empress consort from 1967 until exile in 1979.… Read More

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1938 Birth Born on October 14, 1938.
1948 9 Years Old Farah enjoyed an extremely close bond with her father and his unexpected death in 1948 deeply affected her. … Read More


1959 20 Years Old …  The couple announced their engagement on 23 November 1959. Farah Diba married Shah Mohammed Reza on 20 December 1959, aged 21. … Read More
The Imperial Government in Tehran was aware of her popularity. Her significance was exemplified by her part in the 1967 Coronation Ceremonies, where she was crowned as the first Shahbanou, or Empress, of modern Iran. … Read More
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