A rare photo from the San Francisco Examiner’s photo Archives. Rioters cheer Shah’s Brother Prince Ali Reza in front of the Royal Palace during demonstrations against Prime Minister Mossadegh’s government.
PHOTO CAPTION:NY March 2, 1953: IRANIAN RIOTERS CHEER SHAH’s BROTHER: Shouting Iranians carry Shah’s brother Prince Ali Reza on their shoulders in Tehran during riotious demonstrations against prime minister Mohamed Mossadegh. Rioters shouted “Give us the Shah or Give Us Death” during the demonstration in which they drove Mossadegh out of his home. As demonstrations continued today, Mossadegh Ordered the Arrest of 70 retired and active Army Officers to gain the upperhand in his war against the Shah’s Supporters. AP Wire Photo via Radio From Rome. (circa 1953)
Shah of Iran’s brothers and sisters (Musical Tribute):
Princess Shams: born 1917,died 1996 Princess Ashraf:born 1919 Prince Ali Reza: born 1922, died 1955 Prince Gholam-Reza: born 1923 Prince Abdo Reza: born 1924, died 2001 Prince Ahmad Reza: born 1925, died 1981 Prince Mahmud Reza: born 1926, died 1999 Princess Fatemeh: born 1930,died 1989 Prince Hamid Reza: born 1932,died 1992