Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

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Birthday
26, 1919
Birthplace
Iran
Death Date
Jul 27, 1980 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1919
Birthplace
Iran
Death Date
Jul 27, 1980 (60)

About

The Shah of Iran, who ruled his country from 1941 until he was overthrown by the Iranian Revolution in 1979.

Before Fame

He came to power after the Soviets invaded his country during World War II and overthrew his father, Reza Shah, as the Shah.

Trivia

He was a secular ruler who introduces a series of economic, social, and political reforms, known as the White Revolution, with the goal of transforming Iran into a modern nation and global power.

Family Life

He married three times: to Queen Fawzia, Queen Soraya and Empress Farah.

Associated With

After he was overthrown Ayatollah Khomeini declared an Iran an Islamic republic and abolished the Iranian monarchy.