Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran

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

Reza Pahlavi
Crown Prince of Iran
Reza Pahlavi speaking at an event in the Center for Political Thought & Leadership at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
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 61)
Tehran, Imperial State of Iran
Spouse
(m. 1986)
IssuePrincess Noor
Princess Iman
Princess Farah
FatherMohammad Reza Shah
MotherShahbanu Farah
ReligionShia Islam[2]
Alma materWilliams College
The American University in Cairo
University of Southern California (BSc)
Political partyNational Council of Iran
(2013–2017)[3]
Websiterezapahlavi.org
Signature
Styles of
Reza Pahlavi
Reference styleHis Royal Highness
Spoken stylePrince

Pahlavi is the founder and leader of the self-styled National Council of Iran, an exiled opposition group,[4] and is a prominent critic of Iran's Islamic Republic government.


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