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Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary
Queen-Shabanu Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, Tehran 1953.jpg
Queen consort of Iran
Tenure 12 February 1951 – 15 March 1958
Born (1932-06-22)22 June 1932
Esfahan, Persia
Died 26 October 2001(2001-10-26) (aged 69)
Paris, France
Burial Westfriedhof, Munich, Germany
Spouse
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
(m. 1951; div. 1958)
Full name
English: Soraya
Persian: ثریا
Father Khalil Esfandiary Bakhtiary
Mother Eva Karl
Religion Christianity
Occupation Actress (1965)

Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (Persian: ثریا اسفندیاری بختیاری; 22 June 1932 – 26 October 2001) was the queen consort of Iran as the second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, whom she married in 1951.

Soraya died on 26 October 2001 in her apartment in Paris, France; she was 69.


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