Shah of Iran Commemoration

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Abstract

On July 27, 1980, at 9:45 am in Cairo, Egypt, the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, took a long deep breath and passed away. He had lost his long battle against a blood cancer which was kept a secret from his closest confidants and even his Queen, Farah Pahlavi, for years. Today marks the 40th commemoration of the Shah´s death and even though the majority of the Iranians were born after the Islamic revolution of 1979 which toppled the Shah, his legacy and memory is highly cherished.

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  • Social Sciences

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  • Shah of Iran, Pahlavi, Iran
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jul 25
Publication categoryPopular science
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