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Farah Diba

Farah Diba (born October 14, 1938 in Tehran, Iran) was the third wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran and the last Empress of Iran.

She was born in Tehran to Sohrab Diba and Farideh Diba, she was the only child. Her father Sohrab was a military officer whose family was originally from Azerbaijan, he died when she was a child. Her mother oversaw Farah's education. While a student, she met the Shah numerous times. He eventually proposed to her, and the two were wed on December 21, 1959. She gave birth to four children with the Shah:

After the Islamic Revolution of 1979 she escorted her husband until he died on July 27, 1980. She currently resides in France

Extrnal Links

Her official website