Ali Reza Pahlavi (born 1922)

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Ali Reza Pahlavi (Persian: علیرضا پهلوی; 1 March 1922 – 17 October 1954) was the second son of Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and the brother of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. He was a member of the Pahlavi dynasty.[1]

Ali Reza Pahlavi
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Born(1922-03-01)1 March 1922
Tehran, Persia
Died17 October 1954(1954-10-17) (aged 32)
Alborz, Iran
SpouseChristiane Cholewski
IssuePatrick Ali Pahlavi
English: Ali Reza Pahlavi
Persian: علیرضا پهلوی
HouseHouse of Pahlavi
FatherReza Shah
MotherTadj ol-Molouk


Ali Reza Pahlavi studied political science at Harvard University.[1] Following Reza Shah's deposition and exile, Ali Reza accompanied his father into exile in Mauritius and then into Johannesburg, South Africa.

He was married to Christiane Cholewska; they had a son, Patrick Ali Pahlavi (born 1 September 1947).[2] Although no record of his parents' 20 November 1946 wedding in the 16th arrondissement of Paris is on official record there.[3] The couple divorced in 1948.[3] Christiane had a son from a previous marriage, Joachim Christian Philippe, born 15 September 1941.

Ali Reza died on 17 October 1954 in a plane crash in the Alborz Mountains.[3][4]


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  1. ^ a b Ali Akbar Dareini (1999). The Rise and Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty: Memoirs of Former General Hussein Fardust. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 123. ISBN 978-81-208-1642-8. Archived from the original on 1 January 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ Ali Pahlavi. About, Biography Archived 20 April 2021 at the Wayback Machine Facebook
  3. ^ a b c Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh (1980). Burke's Royal Families of the World: Volume II Africa & the Middle East. p. 149. ISBN 0-85011-029-7.
  4. ^ Cockcroft, James D (1989). Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran. Chelsea House Publishers. p. 79. ISBN 9781555468477. Archived from the original on 23 December 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.