Ali Reza Pahlavi I

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Prince Ali Reza
Prince of Iran
Born(1922-03-01)1 March 1922
Tehran, Persia
Died17 October 1954(1954-10-17) (aged 32)
Alborz, Iran
SpouseChristiane Cholewski
Issue Patrick Ali
Full name
English: Ali Reza
Persian: علی رضا
House House of Pahlavi
Father Reza Shah
Mother Tadj ol-Molouk

Prince Ali Reza Pahlavi (Persian : علی رضا پهلوی; 1 March 1922 – 17 October 1954) was the second son of Reza Shah Pahlavi, deposed Shah of Iran, and the brother of the Shah Mohammad Reza. He was a member of the Pahlavi dynasty. [1]



Ali Reza Pahlavi studied political science at Harvard University. [1] Following Reza Shah's deposition and exile, Ali Reza accompanied his father into exile in Mauritius and then into Johannesburg, South Africa.

He was married to Christiane Cholewska; they have two sons, elder one Joachim Christian Shah Mridhani Pahlavan-Nassab also known as " Joachim Christian Philippe Mridhani Pahlavi" was born on 15 September 1941 and Patrick Ali Pahlavi (aka "Prince Ali", born 1 September 1947) [2] although no record of his parents' 20 November 1946 wedding in the 16th arrondissement of Paris is on official record there. [3] The couple divorced in 1948. [3]

Ali Reza was killed on 17 October 1954 in a flying accident in the Alborz Mountains. [3] [4]


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  1. 1 2 Ali Akbar Dareini (1 January 1999). The Rise and Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty: Memoirs of Former General Hussein Fardust. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. p. 123. ISBN   978-81-208-1642-8 . Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  2. Ali Pahlavi. About, Biography Facebook
  3. 1 2 3 Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh (1980). Burke’s Royal Families of the World: Volume II Africa & the Middle East. p. 149. ISBN   0-85011-029-7.
  4. Cockcroft, James D (1989). Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran. Chelsea House Publishers. p. 79. ISBN   9781555468477.
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