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    Mohammad Reza Shah autographs portrait for General Zahedi for leading a coup against Prime Minister Mossadegh in 1953.

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Mohammad Reza Shah's gift to President Jimmy Carter: A portrait of George Washington surrounded with Persian designs (or is it a carpet?).

July 29, 1999: Mohammad Reza Shah's funeral in Cairo

Mohammad Reza Shah (second left) meeting with U.S. President Jimmy Carter (second right) in Tehran. (December 31 1977 or January 1, 1978). The Iranian side also included Ardeshir Zahedi (first left) who was Iran's ambassador to Washington at the time. The U.S. delegation included National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski (first right), Secretary of State Cyrus Vance (third right), and U.S. Ambassador to Tehran William Sullivan (fourth right).

Shah and Shahbanu water ski session

Farah Pahlavi at the Shah's Resting Place in Cairo July 2008

Empress Farah Pahlavi with Lech Walesa of Poland and the Rev. Desmond Tutu at left

Mr.Gorbachev holding arms with the Empress of Iran and Mrs. Sadat of Egypt

Empress Farah, Reza II and Princess Yasmine at Infanta Cristina's Pre-Wedding Celebration, Barcelona 1997

Empress Farah, Reza II and Princess Yasmine at Infanta Cristina's Pre-Wedding Celebration, Barcelona 1997

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Shah of Iran and one of his doberman pinchers at the beach

Former Princess Soraya of Iran, 1953.

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Queen Soraya wedding - Shah of Iran

Empress Farah photo by Roloff Beny, 1977.

Mohammad Reza Shah and Empress Soraya on a state visit to the Soviet Union (year?).

Family go for a swim, 1970s.

Mohammad Reza Shah meets Marshal Bulganin at a Kremilin conference, July 3, 1956.

1938: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in his Rosay school jersey in Switzerland.

Mohammad Reza Shah in the hospital recovering from an assassination attempt in February 1949 by a member of the Tudeh communist party.

Shah relaxing in Caspian Sea (year?).

Mohammad Reza Shah and daughter Leila in Panama,1979.

Shah and daughter Princess Farahnaz on cover of Belgian magazine in October 1969 titled "The Shah: My life"

Mohammad Reza Shah, 1940s?

Cartoon shows Shah of Iran falling off a cliff followed by President Jimmy Carter and all leaders of Middle East countries.