Shahnaz Pahlavi

President Eisenhower greets Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi in Washington DC. Also pictured is Iranian Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi - 05/2/1960


President Eisenhower greets Prinecess Shahnaz Pahlavi in Washington DC. Also pictured is Iranian Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi - 05/2/1960

Photo courtesy of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi was born in at the Sa'adabad Palace in Tehran on October 27, 1940. She is the eldest daughter of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and his first wife, Princess Fawzia of Egypt. She was married to Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Ambassador to the US, from 1957 to 1964. They had one daughter, Princess Zahra Mahnaz (born December 2, 1958). Princess Shahnaz married Khosrow Jahanbani in February of 1971. They had one son, Prince Keykhosrow (b. 1971), and one daughter, Princess Fawzieh (b. 1973). She currently resides in Switzerland.



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