Farahnaz Pahlavi

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Princess Farahnaz
Princess of Iran
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Princess Farahnaz in 1980
Born (1963-03-12) 12 March 1963 (age 55)
Tehran, Iran
Full name
English: Farahnaz
Persian: فرحناز
House Pahlavi
Father Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Mother Farah Diba

Princess Farahnaz Pahlavi (Persian : فرحناز پهلوی; born 12 March 1963) is the eldest daughter of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi by his third wife, Farah Diba.

Persian language Western Iranian language

Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi, is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and some other regions which historically were Persianate societies and considered part of Greater Iran. It is written right to left in the Persian alphabet, a modified variant of the Arabic script, which itself evolved from the Aramaic alphabet.

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Shah of Iran

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, also known as Mohammad Reza Shah, was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Islamic Revolution on 11 February 1979. Mohammad Reza Shah took the title Shahanshah on 26 October 1967. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi held several other titles, including that of Aryamehr and Bozorg Arteshtaran ("Commander-in-Chief"). His dream of what he referred to as a "Great Civilisation" in Iran led to a rapid industrial and military modernisation, as well as economic and social reforms.

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She was born Princess Yasmin Farahnaz Pahlavi, [1] as per official dynastic usage, with the style Her Imperial Highness. She lives a very anonymous and discreet life in New York City.

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Education

She studied at the Niavaran Special School in Tehran, the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut, United States, and the Cairo American College in Cairo, Egypt. From 1981 to 1982, she attended Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. She received a Bachelor of Arts in social work from Columbia University in 1986 and a Master's degree in child psychology from the same university in 1990.

Tehran City in Iran

Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.4 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. It is ranked 29th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.

Ethel Walker School

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Simsbury, Connecticut Town in Connecticut, United States

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According to a 2004 article in Los Angeles Times , she reportedly attempted to find employment at international aid agencies such as UNICEF, but, according to her mother, was rejected because of her name.

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Ancestry

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