Ali-Reza Pahlavi

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Ali-Reza Pahlavi
Born(1966-04-28)28 April 1966
Tehran, Imperial State of Iran
Died4 January 2011(2011-01-04) (aged 44)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
IssueIryana Leila Pahlavi
(born posthumously)
Full name
English: Ali-Reza
Persian: علی رضا
FatherMohammad Reza Pahlavi
MotherFarah Diba
Styles of
Prince Ali-Reza of Iran
Imperial Coat of Arms of Iran.svg
Reference styleHis Imperial Highness
Spoken styleYour Imperial Highness
Alternative styleSir

Ali-Reza Pahlavi (Persian: علیرضا پهلوی; 28 April 1966 – 4 January 2011) was a member of the Pahlavi Imperial Family of the Imperial State of Iran. He was the younger son of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the former Shah of Iran[1] and his third wife Farah Diba.[2]

He was second in order of succession to the Iranian throne before the Iranian Revolution.

Pahlavi, who had depression, shot himself on 4 January 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 44.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Yearbook of the Encyclopedia Americana - Page 37
  2. The Middle East and North Africa. Europa Publications. 1977. ISBN 978-0-905118-11-6.
  3. "Alireza Pahlavi Suicide: Iran Shah's Son Killed Himself In Boston, Says Brother". HuffPost. 4 January 2011. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2016.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)