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Queen’s Luxurious Dress

Historically a culturally rich country, the Iran of the 1960s had little to show for it. Many of the great artistic treasures produced during its 2,500-year history had found their way into the hands of foreign museums and private collections.

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Royal hobbies: Surprising things Farah did during her spare time

One of the Empress Farah’s main initiatives was founding Pahlavi University, which was meant to improve the education of Iranian women, and was the first American style university in Iran; before then, Iranian universities had always been modeled on the French style. The Empress wrote in 1978 that her duties were:

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Rare footage of their Imperial Shahbanu Farah and Shah.

Farah Pahlavi (née Diba, 14 October 1938) is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the former Shahbanu (Empress) of Iran.Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi, Shahbanou of Iran was born in Tehran on October 14, 1938, the only child of Mr. Sohrab Diba and Farideh Diba Ghotbi .Following the death of her father in 1947, Farah Pahlavi was educated at the ...

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