SHAH RAFT: Shah and Shahbanou Leave Iran as Bakhtiar Named Prime Minister (1979)

On January 16, 1979 the Shah and the Shahbanou leave Iran as Nationalist Shapour Bakhtiar in named to form a new government in a bid to save the country from Religious Fundamentalism.

Shah’s Last Ride: Interview at Airport as Bakhtiar and government officials bid farewell to the King and Queen:

Shah’s in his last public Speach acknowledges “Voice of the Revolution” but refuses to abdicate and promises to Respect the Constitution once Calm and Order is Restored:

Pro Bakhtiar Demonstrations in Support of the 1906 Constitution:

Bakhtiar’s Last Public Interview before Khomeiny’s Arrival to Iran:

Khomeiny arrives in Iran with Air France Airplane and gives Infamous “Hichi” comment:

Shah’s Last Will read by Shahbanou Farah:

Bakhtiar’s last Public Speach ( Hamburg Germany, 1989)in favor of REGIME CHANGE based on the RESTORATION of the 1906 Constitution:

Ali Vakili Rad Bakhtiar’s Assassin is Set Free by France:

Fareydoun Farrokhzad – Poet, entertainer and Activist explains why he supports the Restoration of the Monarchy. He was to be assassinated in the early 1990’s by the IRI death Squads in Germany:

Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi’s message on the Anniversary of the 1906 Constitutional Revolution in Iran:

Related Pictory:

pictory: Shahpour Bakhtiar plays Chess with History (January 1979)


FOR KING AND COUNTRY: Fereydoun Farrokhzad Last Concert Before Assassination (1992)

ROYAL MARTYR: Prince Shahriar Shafiq Remembered

PROUD TO BE IRANIAN AND A MONARCHIST: Fereydoun Farrokhzad Up Close and Personal (Mid 1980’s)

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LESSONS IN DEMOCRACY: Shapour Bakhtiar Interview with LA TV (1987)


BEHOLD THE PALE HORSE: French Socialists Pay Tribute to Shapour Bakhtiar

FRENCH NEWS COMPILATION: On Bakhtiar’s Assassin’s Liberation ( France 24/Euronews)

PARIS GATHERING: Shapour Bakhtiar and Soroush Katibeh memory honored in Paris (FRANCE)

Restoration Blogs:

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RESTORATION: Elected Monarchs of Malaysia 

RESTORATION: The British Royal Family at Work (PBS : 7 Parts)

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RESTORATION: Belgium King Baudouin takes Oath Amidst Republican Animosity (31st July ,1950)

RESTORATION: Greek Constitutional Monarchy Toppled by Military Coup (April 21st, 1967)

RESTORATION: King Simeon II of Bulgaria, The Republican Prince

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