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    HIM Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi with Princess Noor at the Foundation Stephane Bern pour l histoire et le Patrimoine.

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    In this picture, taken some 40 years ago, Queen Farah Pahlavi is helping a group of Girl Scouts Caring for the Environment.

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    Achievements and Progress during the reign of the Pahlavi Monarch - An Article by Her Majesty Farah Pahlavi.

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    Empress Farah Pahlavi interview with DW about her country and about Iran's fabled modern art collection.

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Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi

In her 20-year tenure as Empress of Iran, Her Majesty Farah Pahlavi was patron to 12 artistic institutions and presided over 26 educational, health, sports and cultural organizations, among them non-governmental entities. In an exclusive interview with Canvas , she reveals unchanged and enduring passions: art, culture, her compatriots and her beloved Iran.

The House of Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi married Farah Diba, the only child of Sohrab Diba, Captain in the Imperial Iranian Army and his wife, the former Farideh Ghotbi. The Royal Wedding took place in Tehran on 20th of December 1959, and Queen Farah was crowned Shahbanou , or Empress, The title of Shahbanou was devised especially for Farah Pahlavi at the Coronation on 26th October 1967.

Predecessor Herself (as Queen consort of Iran )
Successor Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi of Iran

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