Shahnaz Pahlavi

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Shahnaz Pahlavi (Persian: شهناز پهلوی, born 27 October 1940) is the first child of the former Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and his first wife, Princess Fawzia of Egypt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shahnaz Pahlavi has received more than 1,719,851 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Shahnaz Pahlavi is the 180th most popular companion (up from 191st in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Iran (up from 103rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Iranian Companion.

Shahnaz Pahlavi is most famous for being the wife of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

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Among companions, Shahnaz Pahlavi ranks 180 out of 784Before her are Wahshi ibn Harb, Barbara Radziwiłł, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile, Helena Dragaš, and Royal Noble Consort Huibin Jang. After her are Eleanor of Provence, Hoelun, Blanche of Burgundy, Empress Kōjun, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, and Helen of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in 1940, Shahnaz Pahlavi ranks 56Before her are Nancy Pelosi, Burhanuddin Rabbani, Mario Andretti, Eduardo Galeano, James Caan, and Tarō Asō. After her are Nancy Sinatra, Cliff Richard, Óscar Arias, Jan Jongbloed, Thomas Harris, and George A. Romero.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Shahnaz Pahlavi ranks 102 out of 631Before her are Atossa (-550), Sogdianus of Persia (-500), Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah (873), Mordecai (null), Bahram Chobin (600), and Muhammad I Tapar (1082). After her are Yazdegerd I (400), Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar (1872), Orodes II (-70), Safi of Persia (1611), Mithridates I of Parthia (-195), and Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724).

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Among companions born in Iran, Shahnaz Pahlavi ranks 3Before her are Salman the Persian (568), and Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (1932). After her are Leila Pahlavi (1970).