Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

1919 - 1980

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Persian: محمدرضا پهلوی‎, pronounced [mohæmˈmæd reˈzɒː pæhlæˈviː]; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (محمدرضا شاه), was the last Shah (King) of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow in the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. Due to his status as the last Shah of Iran, he is often known as simply the Shah. Mohammad Reza Shah took the title Shahanshah ("King of Kings") on 26 October 1967. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi has received more than 6,080,012 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 147th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ranks 145 out of 14,801Before him are Clovis I, Paul von Hindenburg, Napoleon II, Brutus the Younger, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, and Harry S. Truman. After him are Louis XVIII of France, Murad II, Joseph Goebbels, Darius III, Reinhard Heydrich, and Louis IX of France.

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Among people born in 1919, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ranks 1After him are Eva Perón, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Edmund Hillary, Doris Lessing, J. D. Salinger, Primo Levi, Desmond Doss, Zhao Ziyang, Giulio Andreotti, Fausto Coppi, and Nat King Cole. Among people deceased in 1980, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ranks 6Before him are Jean-Paul Sartre, Josip Broz Tito, John Lennon, Alfred Hitchcock, and Jean Piaget. After him are Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, Jesse Owens, Karl Dönitz, Steve McQueen, and Bon Scott.

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Among people born in Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ranks 6 out of 374Before him are Omar Khayyam (1048), Euripides (-480), Xerxes I (-519), Ruhollah Khomeini (1902), and Al-Ghazali (1058). After him are Darius III (-380), Cyrus the Great (-600), Harun al-Rashid (766), Hafez (1325), Esther (-600), and Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (865).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ranks 2Before him are Xerxes I (-519). After him are Darius III (-380), Cyrus the Great (-600), Harun al-Rashid (766), Ali Khamenei (1939), Tahmasp I (1514), Reza Shah (1878), Darius II (-475), Khosrow I (501), Malik-Shah I (1055), and Hassan Rouhani (1948).

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