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BAKHTIARI, Soraya Esfandiari 1932-2001


Born June 22, 1932, in Isfahan, Iran; died October, 2001, in Paris, France; daughter of Khalil Esfandiari and Eva (Karl) Bakhtiari; married Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (former shah of Iran), February 12, 1951 (divorced, 1958); companion of Franco Indovina (a film director; deceased). Education: Educated in Switzerland.


Writer. Actor in film I tre volti (also known as The Three Faces of Woman), 1968.


Le palais des solitudes (autobiography; title means "The Palace of Solitudes"), 1991.



Independent, November 1, 2001, p. S6.

Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2001, p. B14.

New York Times, October 26, 2001, p. A21.

Times (London, England), November 11, 2001.

Washington Post, October 26, 2001, p. B6.*

Bakhtiari, Soraya Esfandiari 1932-2001

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