Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Biography

Shah of Iran, 1941-1979

The Mossadegh Project     
[Updated March 2, 2020]                                              

Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 - July 27, 1980) was the last Shah of Iran. After a nearly four decade reign, he was driven out of his country by the Iranian revolution in 1979. In 1980, while in exile, he died of cancer in Cairo, Egypt.

More information:

The CIA Scheme to Have the Shah Sign Illegal Decrees Dismissing Mossadegh

The U.S. and Shah Acted Illegally, Not Mossadegh

President Gerald Ford Toasts the Shah of Iran — May 15, 1975

A Response to Abbas Milani's "The Great Satan Myth"

Mossadegh's Reply to the Shah's Account of the 1953 Coup (28 Mordad)

After No'he Esfand, Mossadegh's Permanent Estrangement With the Shah

Exiled Shah of Iran's Letter to David Rockefeller (1979)

The Rise and Fall of the Shah of Iran — a post-mortem by Kermit Roosevelt (1980)


Related links:

CIA Drafts Official U.S. Statement To Follow Overthrow of Mossadegh In Iran

Praise God! Shah’s Decrees Obtained, Operation Ajax Is Ready | CIA, Aug. 14, 1953

The Shah’s Meeting With Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. | July 27, 1967

MOSSADEGH t-shirts — “If I sit silently, I have sinned”

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