List of monarchs of Persia

Shah of Iran
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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Persia
Details
Heir apparentNone (Reza Pahlavi II has no sons), has an heir presumptive (Pahlavi dynasty)
Arsalan Mirza Qajar (Qajar dynasty)
Heir presumptivePatrick Ali Pahlavi (Pahlavi dynasty)
First monarchMedes
Last monarchMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Formation705 BC
Abolition11 February 1979
Pretender(s)

This article lists the monarchs of Persia, who ruled over the area of modern-day Iran from the establishment of the Median Empire by Medes around 705 BC until the deposition of the Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.

Earlier monarchs in the area of modern-day Iran are listed in:

Minor dynasties and vassal monarchs can be found in:

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