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Mohammad reza was born along with his twin sister ashrafhowever shams mohammad reza ashraf ali reza and their older half sister fatimeh were not royalty by birth as their father did not become shah until 1925nevertheless reza khan was always convinced that his sudden quirk of good fortune had commenced in 1919 with the birth of his son who was dubbed khoshghadam bird of good omen. In shah of shahs kapuscinski brings a mythographers perspective and a novelists virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last shah of iran one of the most infamous of the united states client dictators who resolved to transform his country into a second america in a generation only to be toppled virtually overnight from his vantage point at the break up of the old regime . Buy the emperor and shah of shahs main market by ryszard kapuscinski isbn 9780330331852 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 1 introduction in 1980 the shah of iran mohammad reza pahlavi died of cancer and only nine months after the medical correspondent of the new york times dr altman 1 wrote even today some of the physicians who were intimately involved in the case still debate several critical points in the shahs medical care 30 years after the shahs death this debate is still ongoing. Contains the emperor a study of haile selassie the absolute ruler of ethiopia for 44 years and a corrupt man and shah of shahs in which the author tries to make sense of the mass of notes read more