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Leila Pahlavi

Noble person from Iran

Leila Pahlavi Princess Leila Pahlavi Persian: لیلا پهلوی‎, ‎ (27 March 1970 – 10 June 2001), born in Tehran, Iran was the youngest daughter of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his third wife, Farah Pahlavi. Leila was born on 27 March 1970 in Tehran. She was the fourth child of the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the Empress Farah Pahlavi. She was nine years old when her family was forced into exile as a result of the Iranian Revolution. Following her father's death in Egypt from non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1980, the family settled in the United States. She graduated from Rye Country Day School in 1988 and went on to attend a state school in Massachusetts before going on to study at Brown University, graduating in 1992. Pahlavi never married and spent most of her time commuting between her home in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Paris where her mother lives. A onetime model for the designer Valentino, she suffered from anorexia nervosa, chronic low self-esteem, severe depression and chronic fatigue syndrome. She spent much of her time being treated in clinics in the United States and Britain. The princess is reported to have spent much of her last year staying at the Leonard Hotel in London  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1970-03-27
Place of birth
Tehran
Nationality
Iran
Parents
Reza Cyrus Pahlavi, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Farah Pahlavi, Farahnaz Pahlavi, Ali Reza Pahlavi II, Farah Pahlavi, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Children
Farahnaz Pahlavi Reza Cyrus Pahlavi Shahnaz Pahlavi Ali Reza Pahlavi II
Siblings
Reza Cyrus Pahlavi

Education

Institution From To
Brown University

Death

Date of death
2001-06-10
Cause of death
Suicide
Place of death
London
Place of burial
Paris,Passy Cemetery

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