facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Egyptian Princess Fawzia, first wife of Iran's shah, dies at 92

July 3, 2013 at 8:42 PM   |   Comments

CAIRO, July 3 (UPI) -- Egyptian Princess Fawzia Fuad, the first wife of the late shah of Iran, has died, her family announced on social media. She was 92.

Her nephew, King Fuad II, Egypt's last king before being deposed in 1953, said the princess died Tuesday, Euronews reported. The family said she would be buried in Cairo.

Princess Fawazia became the queen of Iran after marrying Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in 1939. They divorced nine years later and she married Egyptian army officer Ismail Chirine in Egypt in 1949.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Six Flags fight leaves boy critically injured, may have been organized on Twitter Six Flags fight leaves boy critically injured, may have been organized on Twitter
2
Body of missing Realtor Beverly Carter found Body of missing Realtor Beverly Carter found
3
Patient admitted to hospital with potential Ebola virus Patient admitted to hospital with potential Ebola virus
4
$900,000 Porsche Spyder catches fire at gas station $900,000 Porsche Spyder catches fire at gas station
5
State rests in Michael Dunn case State rests in Michael Dunn case
Trending News
x
Feedback