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Izadi, Ali

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Shirin Sami`i
Place
Lausanne, Switzerland
Date
April, 1984
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
19pp. + summary + biographical note + index
Interviewee Details
Personal Attendant to Reza Shah and Mohammad Reza Shah; Director of Princess Ashraf Pahlavi's Special Bureau.
Abstract
Personal background and history of employment at the court; on Reza Shah's personal characteristics and leadership style; reminiscences of Crown Prince Mohammad Reza's intercession with Reza Shah on behalf of Mohammad Mosaddeq; on Abdol-Hosein Teymurtash and Sardar As`ad Bakhtiyari's conspiracy against Reza Shah; recollection of Reza Shah's life in exile; Iran during the events of 1953; reminiscences of Princess Ashraf; structure of the imperial court during Mohammad Reza Shah's reign.

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