Fawzia of Egypt

Egyptian princess and Queen of Iran

Fawzia of Egypt (Arabic: الأميرة فوزية; Persian: شاهدخت فوزیه; 5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013), also known as Muluk Fawzia of Iran and Fawzia Chirine, was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran.

Queen consort of Iran
Tenure16 September 1941 – 17 November 1948
Born(1921-11-05)5 November 1921
Ras el-Tin Palace, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt
Died2 July 2013(2013-07-02) (aged 91)
Alexandria, Egypt
Burial3 July 2013
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
(m. 1939; div. 1948)

Ismail Chirine
(m. 1949; died 1994)
IssuePrincess Shahnaz of Iran
Nadia Chirine
Hussein Chirine
Full name
English: Fawzia bint Fuad
Arabic: فوزية بنت فؤاد
Persian: فوزيه بنت فواد
HouseMuhammad Ali (by birth)
Pahlavi (by marriage)
FatherFuad I of Egypt
MotherNazli Sabri

Fawzia died on 2 July 2013 at the age of 91.[1][2]

References change

  1. "Princess Fawzia Fuad of Egypt". The Telegraph. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  2. "Princess Fawzia, Shah's first wife, dies in Egypt". Reuters. Archived from the original on 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2021-01-23.