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