Leila Pahlavi

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Leila Pahlavi
Princess Leila Pahlavi (2001).jpg
Princess Leila in 2001
Born(1970-03-27)27 March 1970
Tehran, Iran
Died10 June 2001(2001-06-10) (aged 31)
London, United Kingdom
Burial
Full name
English: Leila
Persian: لیلا
HousePahlavi
FatherMohammad Reza Pahlavi
MotherFarah Diba

Leila Pahlavi (Persian: لیلا پهلوی‎, 27 March 1970 – 10 June 2001) was a princess of Iran and the youngest daughter of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his third wife, Farah Pahlavi.

On 10 June 2001, Pahlavi was found dead in her room in Leonard Hotel in London by her doctor.[1] She was found to have more than five times the lethal dose of barbiturate and cocaine.[2] She was found in bed and she suffered from anorexia and bulimia.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Shah's daughter found dead". BBC News. 12 June 2001. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  2. Tweedie, Neil (26 July 2001). "Shah's daughter stole to fuel her drug habit". The Times. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  3. Tweedie, Neil (26 July 2001). "Shah's daughter stole to fuel her drug habit". Telegraph. Retrieved 4 September 2016.