October 16, 1967

“I believe in freedom for women to have equal rights – the right to work, the right to hold high positions, the right to take custody of their children after divorcing.” Farah Pahlavi

Farah Pahlavi crowned Empress consort of Iran making her the only person to hold the office since pre-Islamic Iran. She held the position until her exile in 1979.

Farah Pahlavi – Empress Farah (consort of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran- Associated Links:

Link to Photo Credit: Farah Pahlavi