Ahmad Shah Qajar

Ahmad Shah Qajar (Persian: احمد شاه قاجار; 21 January 1898 – 21 February 1930) was Shah of Iran from 16 July 1909 to 15 December 1925, and the last ruling member of the Qajar dynasty.[1]

Ahmad Shah Qajar
Shah of Iran
Reign16 July 1909 – 15 December 1925
PredecessorMohammad Ali Shah Qajar
SuccessorReza Shah Pahlavi
RegentAli Reza Khan Azod al-Molk
Abolqasem Naser ol-Molk
Prime Ministers
Born(1898-01-21)21 January 1898
Tabriz, Azerbaijan, Sublime State of Persia
Died21 February 1930(1930-02-21) (aged 32)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
SpouseBadr al-Molouk
Among others...
Fereydoun Mirza
Soltan Ahmad Shah Qajar
FatherMohammad Ali Shah
MotherMalekeh Jahan
ReligionShia Islam

Ahmad Shah was born in Tabriz on 21 January 1898 and ascended to the throne at the age of 12[2] after the removal of his father Mohammad-Ali Shah by the Parliament on 16 July 1909. Due to his young age, his uncle, Ali-Reza Khan, took charge of his affairs as Regent. Upon reaching his majority Ahmad Shah was formally crowned on 21 July 1914.

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