UP CLOSE & PERSONAL: Shapour Bakhtiar in the eyes of his daughter (FULL INTERVIEW)


UP CLOSE & PERSONAL: Shapour Bakhtiar in the eyes of his daughter (FULL INTERVIEW)
by Darius Kadivar

The Only Living daughter of Shapour Bakhtiar, France, speaks about her father in an exclusive interview with VOA Persian.

Part I:

Part II:

French TV announces Liberation and deportation of Ali Vakili Rad one of the 3 Assassins of Shapour Bakhtiar:

Shapour Bakhtiar´s assassin leaves Paris for Iran - 18 May 2010:

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FR Jaan that's quite possible ...

by Darius Kadivar on

I happened to have indeed met her during the commemoration in Paris two weeks ago not knowing she was his wife. She did a speach at some point but I did not make the connection between her and bakhtiar as his last wife.

Subsequently since last week's gatherings I have indeed heard through various feedbacks that Bakhtiar had a child with her but I cannot vouch if they had a son or daughter if any. But it is quite possible ...

Farah Rusta

Bakhtiar's last wife

by Farah Rusta on

Perhaps you can help with this Darius jan? During his exile in Paris, Shapour Bakhtiar married a girl (from the Bakhtiari tribe) named Shahin Taj. There were rumours of a child (daughter) born to the couple as a result of this marriage. The marriage is a matter of fact but I am not sure about the child. If true, then the lady in the VOA clip cannot be Bakhtiar's only living daughter. Can you shed any light on this story?

Here is the link of a recent interview done by Radio Zamaneh with Bakhtiar's last wife.







Only if we knew better...

by comrade on

Thanks for the well-formatted, substantive blog.

“There's nothing an agnostic can't do if he doesn't know whether he believes in anything or not”


Sargord Pirouz

Didn't you post this

by Sargord Pirouz on

Didn't you post this interview several weeks ago?

If not, you'll have to excuse me. These constant streams of irrelevant content based on 30+ year old political themes are highly repetitious.

ebi amirhosseini

Darius Jaan

by ebi amirhosseini on

Sepaas for sharing.

Ebi aka Haaji


interesting interview - clip 2, 09:15

by Fatollah on

Bakhtiar's faith was sealed when the two foreign ministers of IR and FR met for the first time weeks or months before his assassination.

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