Advertisement

Iran

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

REIGNING KING (SHAH). Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (born 26 Oct. 1919) was sworn before the Majles on 18 Sept. 1941 on the abdication of his father Reza Shah Pahlavi (died 26 July 1944), who after the overthrow of the Qajar dynasty had been elected shah on 13 Dec. 1925. After the dissolution of two former marriages, the Shah on 21 Dec. 1959 married Farah Diba, daughter of an army officer. Offspring: Prince Reza Pahlavi, born 31 Oct. 1960 (Heir apparent); Princess Farahnaz, born 12 March 1962; Prince Ali Reza Pahlavi, born 28 April 1966; Princess Leila, born 27 March 1970. The Shah crowned himself and the Queen on 26 Oct. 1967.

Keshvaré Shahanshahiyé Irân

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Books of Reference

  1. H.M. The Shah, Mission for my country. 1961.—The White Revolution. 1967 [both in Persian]Google Scholar
  2. Adli, Abolfazi, Aussenhanclel unci Aussenwirtschafispolitik des Iran. Berlin, 1960Google Scholar
  3. Arberry, A. J. (ed.), The Cambridge History of Iran. 8 vols. CUP, 1968 ff.Google Scholar
  4. Avery, P., Modern Iran. New York, 1965Google Scholar
  5. Benedick, R. E., Industrial finance in Iran. Harvard Univ. Press, 1964Google Scholar
  6. Bobek, H., Iran. Frankfurt, 1962Google Scholar
  7. Farahmand, S., Der Wirtschaftsaufbau des Iran. Basel, 1965Google Scholar
  8. Haim, S., Shorter Persian-English Dictionary. Tehran, 1958Google Scholar
  9. Handley-Taylor, G., Bibliography of Iran. London, 1964; latest ed., 1968Google Scholar
  10. Lambton, A. K. S., Landlord and Peasant in Persia. OUP, 1953.—Persian Vocabulary. CUP, 1954Google Scholar
  11. Lenczowski, George, Russia and the West in Iran. Cornell Univ., 1948; supplement, 1954Google Scholar
  12. Malek-Mahdavi, Ahmed, Le Parlement Iranien. Univ. of Neuchâtel, 1954Google Scholar
  13. Steinglass, F. J., A Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary. 2nd ed. London, 1930Google Scholar
  14. Ward, P., Touring Iran. London, 1971Google Scholar
  15. Wilber, D. N., Iran past and present. 6th ed. Princeton Univ. Press, 1967Google Scholar
  16. Zakhoder, B. N. (ed.), Sovremennyi Iran. Moscow, 1957Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations