The Former Crown Prince attending with family a wedding in the U.S.
Reza Pahlavi (born 31 October 1960) is the oldest son of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah, and his wife Farah Diba. Prior to the Revolution in 1979, he was the crown prince and the last heir apparent to the throne of the Imperial State. Pahlavi is the founder and leader of the self-styled National Council, an exiled opposition group, and is a prominent critic of government. According to a People article published in 1978, Pahlavi dated a “blond, blue-eyed Swedish model he met in Rome”.