Sattareh Farman Farmaian




Age: 90


Summary: daughter of a Persian prince who used her family's power to found a social welfare movement on behalf of women, children, prisoners, and other disadvantaged Iranians in the years before the Islamic revolution, but who had lived in Los Angeles, California since supporters of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini overthrew Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the Western-backed shah, in 1979.



Cause of Death: Lymphoma


Born: 1921


Died: May 21, 2012


Location: Los Angeles, California