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  Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
The Dynamics of the Iranian Revolution : The Pahlavis' Triumph and Tragedy by Jahangir Amuzegar
Reza Pahlavi became Shah of Iran upon his father's abdication in 1941.
In 1963, Pahlavi began a campaign of modernization that was met by increasing opposition from Muslim fundamentalists.
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  Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (in Persian: محمدرضا شاه پهلوی) (October 26, 1919 – July 27, 1980), Styled His Imperial Majesty Shahanshah Aryamehr (Light of the Aryans), was the last reigning Shah of Iran to date, ruling from 1941 until 1979.
Mohammad Reza was born in Tehran, Iran to Reza Pahlavi, the Shah between 1925 and 1941, and his second wife Tadj ol-Molouk (1896 1982).
His father, Reza Pahlavi, (1877–1944), had risen from the army ranks to defense minister(after a coup d'état which made Seyyed Zia'eddin Tabatabaee prime minister), and afterwards to prime minister, before being elected Shah by the National Assembly, (the Majlis), so starting the Pahlavi dynasty.
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 mohammed reza pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 - July 27, 1980) was the last Shah of Iran, ruling from 1941 until 1979.
His father, Reza Pahlavi, (1877-1944), was minister of war and was elected by the Iranian Assembly as Shah in 1925.
Concerned that Reza Pahlavi was about to align his petroleum-rich country with Germany during World War II, Britain and the USSR occupied Iran and forced him to resign in favor of his son.
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 Mohammed Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Reza Pahlavi, II Site about the exiled heir to the Throne of Iran: views, interviews, speeches, and biography.
Pahlavi, Reza Heir to the throne of Iran.
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 Reza Pahlavi the son of the shah of Iran on ideas for democracy
Any change, syas Reza pahlavi, would be superficial to help lift US sanctions or improving trade to serve the interest of the ruling elite, and not for the benefit of millions of impoverished Iranians.
Reza Pahlavi described to me how the Clergy regime, after such reports were published, sent their police around the houses confiscating satellite dishes.
Reza Pahlavi said that "the message from [Iran's] 50 million young is that an investment in the people of Iran and their rightful struggle for secularism and popular sovereignty is the best guarantee against continued regional instability and radicalism emanating from Teheran."
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 Encyclopedia: Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
His Majesty Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (اعلیحضرت محمدرضا شاه پهلوی; October 26, 1919 –; July 27, 1980) also knows as Aryamehr, was the last Shah of Iran, ruling from 1941 until 1979.
His father, Reza Pahlavi, (1877–1944), rose from the post of Minister of War to that of Prime Minister, before he was elected by the Iranian National Assembly (parliament), also known as the Majlis of Iran, as Shah in 1925, starting the Pahlavi dynasty.
Fawzia was extremely unhappy at the Iranian court and longed to return to Egypt, which she did shortly before the fall of her brother and the abolition of the Egyptian monarchy.
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 Iran News - Feature : The Resecularization of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The institution of monarchy and the personality of Mohammed Reza Shah were the biggest impediment to democracy in Iran or Mohammed Reza Shah was a megalomaniac by nature since he liked to fly airplanes and would always take his picture with Damavand in the background.
Or the all too familiar conspiracy theory: Mohammed Reza Shah was groomed to be a dictator at the pay of the British and the Americans since the moment of his birth.
Mohammed Reza Shah became the Shiaa villain par excellence, the usurper, the tyrannical modern Yazid.
www.iranmania.com /News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=22261&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs   (5553 words)

 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 - July 27, 1980)(in Persian:محمد رضا پهلوی was the last Shah of Iran, ruling from 1941 until 1979.
His father, Reza Pahlavi, (1877-1944), was Minister of War and then Prime Minister before he was elected by the Iranian Assembly as Shah in 1925, starting the Pahlavi dynasty.
His second wife was Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari (June 22, 1932-October 26, 2001), daughter of Khalil Esfandiary Bakhtiari, Ambassador of Iran to the Federal Republic of Germany, and his German wife, Eva Karl ; they married in 1951 and divorced in 1958 when it became apparent that she could not bear children.
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 Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Pahlavi, a burly 43-year-old with his father's distinctive nose, argues that democracy -- not diplomacy -- is the best way to defuse Iran's nuclear program and its alleged support of Islamic militants as well as to alter a theocracy that punishes drinking and premarital sex by lashings and jails political opponents as heretics.
The fortune Pahlavi inherited was squandered and pilfered by a dishonest financial adviser, and he spent much of the last two decades attempting to get adjusted to a less glamorous life in America, where he has a green card, a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a house somewhere in the suburbs of Washington.
Pahlavi is the son of the late Shah of Iran.
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 Iranians Don't Need American Kingmakers - 9/11 - Global Policy Forum
The Coalition for Democracy in Iran has strong ties to the exiled Reza Pahlavi, the deceased shah's son, and the Iran Democracy Act would largely fund dissident groups that advocate a restoration of the monarchy.
Whether Reza Pahlavi truly does want to act as a steward for real democratic change in Iran, as he says he does, is irrelevant.
Reza Pahlavi as the poster boy for regime change in Iran would evoke the 1953 CIA coup all over again for many Iranians, immediately alienating them.
www.globalpolicy.org /wtc/targets/2003/0606kingmakers.htm   (859 words)

 Reza Pahlavi
Reza Pahlavi, the eldest son of the late Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, delivered an impassioned message on May 6 about his vision for the future of Iran.
Pahlavi characterized himself as “a passionate citizen with a deep sense of duty,” seeking, along with concerned compatriots, solutions to Iran’s national predicament.
Pahlavi’s lecture, there were comments on the issues he had addressed from a panel of UW faculty, including Professors Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak (NELC), Jere Bacharach (History), and Barbara Warnick (Speech Communications), and then questions from the audience.
depts.washington.edu /nelc/online_news/2002/events/events_pahlavi.htm   (174 words)

 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Basically, Mohammad Reza Shah's reign displayed the same two trends as were characteristic of his father's period, nationalism and modernization.
Faced with this situation, Reza Shah commanded the only reliable military force in Iran and the opposition to him, whether in the center or in the tribal areas, could never muster enough strength to overcome his skill, organization, and mobility.
While Reza Shah had to nurture only one nationalist movement during his reign, nam~y his own, Mohammad Reza Shah had to deal with competing forces that interpreted nationalist objectives and priorities in a different way from his own.
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 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Young Mohammed attended (Click link for more info and facts about Institute Le Rosey) Institute Le Rosey, a (The natives or inhabitants of Switzerland) Swiss (A private school where students are lodged and fed as well as taught) boarding school and the Military College in Tehran.
In the nineteenth century, Russia had annexed the northern part of Iran, which came to be known as (A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet) Tajikistan.
Concerned that Reza Shah was about to align his (A dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons) petroleum-rich country with Germany, the British and the Soviets occupied Iran and forced Reza to resign in favor of his son.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/mohammad_reza_pahlavi.htm   (1209 words)

 The state of Iran under the Pahlavi regime, has been considered as an
The Pahlavis first acquired power by means of a military coup in 1921, which overthrew and replaced the weakly operating Qajar Dynasty.
Support for the Pahlavi regime among the Landed elites was more widespread in the 1940s-prior to their being targeted by the Shah’s Land Reform Program in the 1950s.
It is evident that the Pahlavis were intending to uphold two very divergent dogmas: the secularization of social and political institutions, which ran counter to the traditional system of ruling in accordance to Islam.
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 Iran's Reza Pahlavi
The omnipresent neo-conservative kingmakers are at it again, this time with the eloquent and dashing Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi, eldest son of the former enigmatic Iranian King of Kings, Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi, who ruled Iran from 1941 until his exile in 1979.
But some of the statements attributed to Pahlavi suggest that there's a dangerous streak of kingly greed that fuels his motives and that he merely covets the throne for personal reasons and, in order to get it, is willing to sell out the Iranian people in the process.
Under Reza Shah's 16 years of rule, roads and Trans-Iranian Railway were built, modern education was introduced and the University of Tehran was established, and for the first time, systematic dispatch of Iranian students to Europe was started.
www.globalresearch.ca /articles/STA304B.html   (1775 words)

 History of Iran: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
ohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919-80), king of Iran (1941-1979), was born in Tehran on October 26, 1919, the eldest son of Reza Shah.
He replaced his father, Reza Shah, on the throne on September 16, 1941, shortly before his 22nd birthday.
They forced Reza Shah to abdicate, and in the absence of a viable alternative, permitted Mohammad Reza to assume the throne.
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 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He was quickly escorted back to power and fired Mossadegh through a coup organised by the American CIA and Britain's SIS (MI6).
With Iran's great oil wealth, Pahlavi became the pre-eminent leader of the Middle East, and Guardian of the Gulf.
Once the Shah's course of treatment had finished, the American government, eager to avoid further controversy sent Pahlavi out of the country.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/mohammad_reza_pahlavi   (743 words)

 Queen writes of her fairy tale, without the happy ending
Throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, people told Farah Pahlavi she was living a "fairy tale" existence, and it was true: She was the queen of Iran, married to a man (the Shah of Iran) who had first spotted her in Paris, where she'd been an architecture student.
Now in her 60s, Pahlavi is still a lightning rod for both proponents and opponents of the shah's reign.
Instead, Pahlavi spends much of her time with her three children (the couple's youngest child, Leila, died in 2001 of an overdose of sleeping pills and painkillers), her grandchildren and on her role as matriarch of Iran's royal family.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/03/10/DDGH65GQGG1.DTL   (1048 words)

 Secretaries Travel Abroad: Iran
Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and with British Foreign Secretary Eden.
Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and Foreign Minister Aram.
Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and senior Iranian officials.
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 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It should be mentioned that takeover was in protest against the US decision to give refuge to deposed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
dubbed the "Den of Spies" and dressed in anti-US murals, was seized after the 1979 Islamic revolution toppled the Washington-backed shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
After Khomeini toppled the pro-Western Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in 1979, he declared the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as an international...
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 People in the SW-Asia Model - P   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was the last shah of Iran.
Pahlavi left the US for Panama and then Egypt where he died July 27, 1980 at the age of 60.
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi the last Shah of Iran.
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 Define Pahlavi : powered by In Dictionary (InDicitonary.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It was in use from the 3d century (and perhaps earlier) to the middle of the 7th century, and later in religious writings.
Ancient Persian of the 3rd to 10th centuries is also called Pahlavi, and modern Persian is also called Farsi.
Pahlavi n 1: Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980) [syn: Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah Palavi, Pahlevi, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi] 2: the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries 3: the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language
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 Biographie de PAHLAVI Reza
Réza Pahlavi et ses liens supposés avec des personnalités républicaines,...
Pahlavi (1877?1944), fut un soldat puis officier de la division cosaque persane avant...
Jeune roturière Iranienne rencontre et épouse Mohammad Reza Shâh Pahlavi.
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 Escolar.com - Biografia de Reza Pahlavi
Primogénito y heredero del fundador de la dinastía Pahlavi, Reza Jan, subió al trono iraní en 1941, tras la abdicación de su padre.
Reza Pahlavi encargó, entonces, la dirección del gobierno al nacionalista Mohammed Mussadiq, quien emprendió la nacionalización del petróleo.
Esta decisión, junto con el propósito de Pahlavi de eliminar todos los partidos políticos, acentuó el conflicto de poder con el Maylis, dominado por Mussadiq, quien fue arrestado en 1953 bajo la acusación de conspiración para el derrocamiento de la dinastía.
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 Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was the Shah of Iran from 1941 to 1979.
Children by Empress Farah: Crown Prince Cyrus Reza Pahlavi, born October...
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