Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran

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Reza Pahlavi
Crown Prince of Iran
Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi portrait 1975.jpg
Official portrait, 1975
Head of the House of Pahlavi
Tenure31 October 1980[1] – present
PredecessorFarah Diba (as regent in pretence)[1]
Born (1960-10-31) 31 October 1960 (age 62)
Tehran, Imperial State of Iran
IssuePrincess Noor
Princess Iman
Princess Farah
Full name
English: Reza Pahlavi
Persian: رضا پهلوی
FatherMohammad Reza Pahlavi
MotherFarah Diba
ReligionShia Islam
PartyNational Council of Iran
Alma materWilliams College (dropped out)
The American University in Cairo (dropped out)
University of Southern California (by correspondence)
ResidenceBethesda, Maryland, U.S.
SignatureReza Pahlavi's signature

Reza Pahlavi (Persian: رضا پهلوی; born 31 October 1960) is the oldest son of Iranian Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and his wife Farah Diba. Until the Iranian Revolution in 1979, he was the crown prince and the last heir apparent to the throne of the Imperial State of Iran.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Former Iranian Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi will proclaim himself the new shah of Iran", United Press International, 17 October 1980, retrieved 25 January 2019, His Imperial Highness Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, will reach his constitutional majority on the 9th of Aban, 1359 (October 31, 1980). On this date, and in conformity with the Iranian Constitution, the regency of Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi, Shahbanou of Iran, will come to an end and His Imperial Highness, who on this occasion will send a message to the people of Iran, will succeed his father, His Imperial Majesty Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi, deceased in Cairo on Mordad 5, 1359 (July 27, 1980).
  2. Maciej Milczanowski (2014), "US Policy towards Iran under President Barack Obama's Administration" (PDF), Hemispheres: Studies on Cultures and Societies, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures Polish Academy of Sciences, 29 (4): 53–66, ISSN 0239-8818