H.I.M. Fath ‘Ali Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, had further issue:
4) Field Marshal H.I.H. Shahzada Abbas Mirza, Qahraman ul-Mulk,Nai’bus-Sultana, Crown Prince of Persia, had further issue:
i) H.R.H. Shahzada Faridun Mirza, FarmanFarma (cre. 1835), Nai’b ul-Iayala (cre. 1834). b. 1811, educ. privately. Deputy Governor-General of Azerbaijan and Governor of Tabriz 1831-1833, actg Governor-General of Azerbaijan 1834, Governor-General of Fars 1836-1840, and Khorasan 1853-1856. A noted poet under the pen-name Faruq. m. a cousin, who died young. He d. at Mashhad, before 10th January 1856 (bur. there at the Shrine of Imam Reza), having had issue, three sons and several daughters, including:
i) H.H. Shahzada Haji Sulaiman Mirza, Shu’aud-Daula. b. 1847, educ. privately. Governor of Bushire and the Persian Gulf Ports 1860-1862, Kazerun 1865-1868, and of Saba and Luristan 1868. m. his cousin, a daughter of H.R.H. Shahzada Murad Mirza, Hisamus-Sultana.
i) H.H. Shahzadi Shams ul-Hajiya. m. Brigadier Al-Haj H.E. Mirza ‘Ali Quli Khan, Mukhbirud-Daula (cre. 1897), KCIE (Hon 26.6.1902) (b. 24th November 1848; d. 1st December 1916), Minister for Public Instruction, Telegraphs and Mines 1897-1905, eldest son of Haj ‘Ali Quli Khan, Mukhbir ud-Daula.
j) H.R.H. Shahzada Iskandar Mirza. b. before 16th January 1812, educ. privately. Governor of Khoi & Salmas 1834, and of Qazvin 1848-1852. He d. at Tabriz, before 22nd August 1857, having had issue, five sons (ancestor of the Eskandari family)
i) H.H. Muhammad Tahir Mirza. b. at Tabriz, before 22nd June 1830, educ. privately in Tabriz and at Al-Azhar Univ, Cairo, Egypt. French tutor to Nasir ud-din Shah. Learned in Farsi, Arabic, French and mathematics, translator of the works of Alexandre Dumas into Persian. He d. at Tehran, before 12th May 1899, having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
(1) H.H. Shahzada Mu’hsin Mirza Eskandari, Khafilud-Daula. He d. after 1924, having had issue, three sons and three daughters:
(a) H.H. Shahzada Yahya Mirza, Siqatus-Sultana. Postmaster of Shiraz, Deputy Governor of Mazandaran in 1878 and 1898, Mbr Adamyat Soc, Deputy in the Majlis 1908. m. H.H. Shahzadiul-Mulk (m. second, ..., and had further issue), daughter of H.H. Shahzada Muhammad ‘Ali Mirza [Shahzada ‘Ali Khan Eskandari]. He d. of wounds received at the storming of the Majlis by Russian Cossacks, June 1908. He had issue:
(i) H.H. Shahzada Iraj Mirza Eskandari. b. at Tehran, 1905, educ. Dar ul-Funan Coll, Tehran, and Univs of Paris and Grenoble, France (Ph.D.). Magistrate Ministry of Justice 1931-1937, imprisoned 1938-1941, Founder Tudeh Party 1941, Mbr Tudeh Party Central Cttee 1944-1947, Minister for Commerce and Industry 1946, Deputy For Sari in 14th and 15th Majlis, Persian Delegate ‘Partisans for Peace’ Conference in Paris 1949, went into voluntary exile 1947-1979, and 1981-1985. m. (first) ... m. (second) H.H. Shahzadi Humayun Taj Khanum, younger daughter of H.H. Shahzada Ahmad Mirza Kavoussian, by his wife, H.H. Shahzadi Shahzadeh Khanum, daughter of H.H. Shahzada Muhammad Tahir Mirza. He d. from cancer, at Leipzig, Germany, 30th April 1985, having had issue, one son and three daughters:
1. H.H. Shahzadi Iran Khanum (d/o the first wife). m. … Sheibani.
2. H.H. Shahzadi Khamila Khanum (d/o Humayun). m. … al Sarraf.
3. H.H. Shahzadi Shirin Khanum (d/o Humayun).
(ii) Major H.H. Shahzada Idris Mirza Eskandari. Officer in the South Persian Rifles, loyal to Mosaddeq.(b) H.H. Shahzada Sulaiman Mirza [Soleyman Mohsen Eskandari]. b. 1863, educ. Dar ul-Funan Coll, Tehran. Teacher of Mathematics & Geography at the Terwat Sch, served in Police Dept and Persian Customs Service, joined pro-German “National Govt.” at Kermanshah 1914, arrested and exiled to India 1918-1921, Sec-Gen United Socialist Party 1921-1926, Minister for Education 1923-1924, Deputy in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Majlis, Dir Finance Dept., Founder and Head of the Tudeh Party 1941-1943. Mbr Adamiyat Soc, Soc of Rights, etc. He d. at Tehran, 6th January 1944 (bur. Imamzada ‘Abd-Allah).
(c) H.H. Shahzada ‘Isa Mirza [Isa Iskandari]. Governor of Gurgan 1947. He had issue, two sons and one daughter:
(ii) H.H. Faridun Mirza [Fereydoun Mirza Eskandari].
(i) H.H. Shahzadi Badr ul-Mulk.
(a) H.H. Shahzadi Shukoh-i-Aqdas Khanum.
(b) H.H. Shahzadi Quds-i-Azam Khanum.
(c) H.H. Shahzadi Zahra-i-Azam Khanum. m. ... She had issue.
(2) H.H. Shahzada Muhammad ‘Ali Mirza [‘Ali Khan Eskandari]. Lecturer at Dar ul-Funan Coll, Tehran. Presdt Adamyat Soc. He had issue, three sons and four daughters:
(a) H.H. Shahzada Azizu’llah Mirza, ‘Izaziud-Daula (cre. 1921) [Azizollah Eskandari]. Governor of Gorgan. Placed under house arrest and lost all his properties and wealth to Reza Shah Pahlavi. m. Zarrin Taj Khanum (aged 30 at her husband’s death), sister of Dayeejan Hossein Khan. He d. at Tehran, aged forty, under suspicious circumstances while in internal exile, having had issue, two sons and three daughters:
(i) Major H.H. Shahzada Manuchir Mirza Eskandari. Poet and man of letters. Maj Cavalry, sometime First Adjutant to Gen Batmanghilij, employed with NIOC. m. (first) H.H. Shahzadi Soraya Khanum (d.s.p. at Paris, France, 199x), daughter of his uncle, H.H. Shahzada ‘Abbas Mirza. m. (second) Gerlinde Maria, née Mukhey, a lady of Austrian descent. He d. 1983, having had issue, two sons and one daughter:
1. H.H. Shahzada Manuchir Maximilian Mirza Eskandari-Qajar. b. at Vienna, Austria, 1956 (s/o Gerlinde Maria), educ. Lyceé Français de Vienne, Lycée Razi, Tehran and Univs. of Vienna, and California, Santa Barbara (MA, PhD 1984). Fulbright Scholar 1980-1984, lecturer at UCSB, 1984-1995, Assoc. Professor 1992, Dir Honours Programme 1992-1998, Washington DC programme 1998, Paris, France 2000 programme 1999-2000. m. Fariba, née Nasri. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
(b) H.H. Shahzada ‘Abbas Mirza [Abbas Eskandari]. b. 1900, educ. France. Lawyer, politician, editor of several newspapers, imprisoned by Reza Shah in 1938, Sec Tudeh Party 1944-1946, Governor and Governor-General of Tehran 1946-1947, Head of the Cabinet in the Public Works Ministry, Minister of State under Qavamus-Sultana, Deputy (Hamadan) 14th and 15th Majlis 1947, famous opposition leader in the Majlis. Author of “Ketab-e Arezoo: Tarikh-e Mofassal-e Mashrutiyat”. Dir Iran Insurance Co 1942. m. H.H. Shahzadi Mansur-i-Zaman Khanum, younger daughter of H.H. Shahzada Ahmad Mirza Kavoussian, by his wife, H.H. Shahzadi Shahzadeh Khanum, daughter of H.H. Shahzada Muhammad Tahir Mirza. He d. at Munich, under suspicious circumstances, aged sixty years, having had issue, several daughters, including:
(i) H.H. Shahzadi Soraya Khanum. m. her cousin, Major H.H. Shahzada Manuchir Mirza Eskandari, eldest son of H.H. Shahzada Azizu’llah Mirza, ‘Izazud-Daula. She d.s.p. at Paris, France, 199x - see above.
(ii) H.H. Shahzadi Qudsi Khanum [Ghodsi Eskandari].
(c) H.H. Shahzada Muhammad Tahir Mirza.
(a) H.H. Shahzadi Shahzadiul-Mulk. m. (first) H.H. Shahzada Yahya Mirza, younger son of H.H. Shahzada Muhsin Mirza, Khafilud-Daula - see above.
(b) H.H. Shahzadi Muhtaram Khanum. b. 1895, educ. privately. Mbr Adamyat Soc. Chair The Patriotic Women’s Soc 1922-1925. A pioneer in the field of women’s rights. m. Mirza ‘Ali Muhammad Khan Mohaqqeqi, her former private tutor. She d. during an operation, 1925.
(c) H.H. Shahzadi Shaukatul-Mulk. m. H.H. Shahzada Husain Mirza Azodi. She had issue, two daughters (H.H. Shahzadi Mahin Khanum. m. Houshang Radpour, son of H.H. Shahzadi Zahra-i-Azam Khanum, daughter of H.H. Shahzada Mu’hsin Mirza Eskandari, Khafilud-Daula. She had two sons and one daughter. H.H. Shahzadi Pouran Khanum. unm.).
(d) H.H. Shahzadi Mihranguiz Khanum. unm.
(3) H.H. Shahzada Muhammad Hasan Mirza (s/o the second wife). He had issue, three sons:
v) H.H. Shahzada Haji Yakub Mirza “Kasbashi”. b. at Tabriz, 27st October 1837. Pioneer photographer. He had issue:
(1) H.H. Shahzada Akbar Mirza. Author.
k) H.R.H. Shahzada Haji Khushru Mirza. b. at Tabriz, before 21st November 1816 (s/o Dora Khanum), educ. privately. Cdr of the Persian forces at the Battle of Ganja 1826, Ambassador to the Emperor of Russia in order to atone for the massacre of the Russian legation at Tehran in 1828. Blinded with his brother Jahangir, December 1834. Exiled to Tuysarkan and later went on pilgrimage to Mecca. He d. before 20th October 1884.
l) H.R.H. Shahzada Haji Farhad Mirza, Mu’tamad ud-Daula. b. at Tabriz, before 8th April 1818 (s/o Fasil Nahar Khanum), educ. privately. Governor of Luristan 1835-1839 and 1840-1841, and of Tehran 1839-1840, Deputy Governor-General of Fars 1841-1848, exiled to Taleghan 1848-1854, Governor of Luristan and Khuzistan 1862-1864, Governor-General of Kurdistan 1866-1872 and Fars 1876-1881. Raised to the title of Nai’b ul-Iayala, and later prom to Mu’tamad ud-Daula 1861. Poet, scholar, archaeologist and author of “Nisab-i-Ingilisi” (1853), “Jam-i-Jam”, “Zanbil”, “Muhat il qamqan”, etc. Rcvd: the Decoration of the Imperial Portrait, and the Order of the Sun & Lion 1st class. m. H.R.H. Shahzadi Jahan Ara Khanum [Shahzada Khanum] (b. before 9th October 1820; d. at Tajrish, Tehran, 3rd August 1884), daughter of his paternal uncle, H.I.H. Shahzada Muhammad ‘Ali Mirza, Daulat Shah, Suga ul-Mulk, Qavam ul-Khalifa, sometime Governor-General of Fars. He d. at Tehran, 30th July 1888 (bur. Qum), having had issue, two sons and three daughters (ancestor of the Farhad-Motamed family):
i) Major-General H.H. Shahzada Sultan Uvais Mirza, Mu’tamad ud-Daula. b. before 5th March 1840 (s/o Jahan Ara), educ. privately. Styled Ihtisham ul-Mulk, later promoted to Ihtisham ud-Daula 1877 and Mu’tamad ud-Daula 1888. Governor of Kuh-e Giluya 1864-1869 and 1874-1881, of Behheban 1864-1869, Hamadan 1869-1873, Governor-General of Fars 1887-1892. m. his cousin, a daughter of Field Marshal H.R.H. Shahzada Sultan Murad Mirza, Hisam us-Sultana, sometime Governor-General of Khorosan. He d. from jaundice, 2nd November 1893 (bur. beside his father, Qum), having had issue, a son
(1) H.H. Shahzada Ihtisham ul-Mulk. b. 1875, educ. privately. m. 1st July 1890, H.H. Shahzadi Quds us-Sultana (m. second, 1905, H.I.H. Shahzada Muhammad Reza Mirza, Ruknus-Sultana), daughter of Major-General H.H. Shahzada ‘Abu’l ‘Ali Mirza, Mutamadud-Daula. He d. in London, 1902.
ii) Major-General H.H. Shahzada ‘Abdu’l ‘Ali Mirza, Mutamadud-Daula (cre. 1892). b. 1855. Styled Ihtishamud-Daula 1888-1892, and Ihtishamul-Mulk before 1888. Private Sec to H.I.M. The Shah. Sometime Nai’bul-Iyala, Governor of Zanjan and Khamsa 1891-1893, Mbr State Consultative Council. A noted poet under the pen-name of ‘Abdi. m. 10th December 1894, H.I.H. Shahzadi Valia Khanum, Qadratus-Sultana (b. 1858), widow of Husain Khan, I’tizadul-Mulk, and tenth daughter of H.I.M. Nasir ud-din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his wife, Homa Khanum. He d. 1906, having had issue:
(1) H.H. Shahzada Junaid Mirza, Mutamadud-Daula (cre. 1906). Styled Shibil ud-Daula before 1906. Governor of Tunnakabun 1907, Hamadan 1909, Sultanabad 1916, Mazandaran 1916-1919, and of Astarabad 1919-1920. m. (first) (div.) H.I.H. Shahzadi Fatima Khanum [Fatemah Nasseri], Qadrat us-Sultana (b. 12th January 1891; m. second, a Brigadier-General in the Persian Cossack Bde), eighteenth daughter of H.I.M. Nasir ud-din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his wife, Qamar Taj Khanum. m. (second) H.H. Shahzadi Iran us-Sultana, daughter of Shahzada ‘Abdu’l Nasir Mirza, Nasir ud-Daula. He had issue, two sons by his first wife and one son and one daughter by his second:
(a) H.H. Shahzada Amir Farhad Mirza [Amir-Farhad Farhad-Motamed]. b. 1910 (s/o Qadrat). Employed in a telephone company. He d. at London, 2002.
(b) H.H. Shahzada Amir Nasir Mirza [Amir-Nasir Farhad-Motamed]. b. 1913 (s/o Qadrat). Employed in the Imperial Bank
(a) H.H. Shahzadi Shams-i-Iran, Jahan Ara Begum (d/oIranus-Sultana). m. H.E. Dr Ahmad Farhad-Motamed, MD, Chancellor of Tehran Univ 1959-1962, Presdt of the Iranian Radiological Soc 1970, rcvd: KGC of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy (26.8.1957). She d. at London, 2010, having had issue, one son:
(i) Reza-Ali Farhad-Motamed. b. 23rd January 1960, educ. Univ Coll, London (BSc 1983). Architect Sofware Developer, MD & CEO City Cashmere Ltd since 2002, Sofchaos Ltd, etc. m. Marjan Farhad-Motamed, née Joodi, MD Sofchaos Ltd since 1999, Dir City Cashmere Ltd since 2002, and Urban Design Ltd since 2008.
(i) Leila Farhad Motamed. b. at Tehran. Architect, Dir Sardar Afkhami & Partners. Mbr RIBA. m. A.A. Sardar-Afkhami, Chair Sardar Afkhami & Partners.
(1) H.H. Shahzadi Qudsus-Sultana. m. (first) m. 1st July 1890, H.H. Shahzada … Mirza, Ihtishamul-Mulk. (b. 1875; d. in London, 1902), son of her uncle, Major-General H.H. Shahzada Sultan Uvais Mirza, Mutamad ud-Daula. m. (second) 1905, H.I.H. Shahzada Muhammad Reza Mirza, Ruknus-Sultana.(b. at Tehran, 14th February 1883; d. at Nice, 1950/1954), Governor of Kushan, ninth son of H.I.M. Nasir ud-Din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his eleventh wife, H.R.H. Shahzadi Badarus-Sultana, daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Ogataikhan Mirza.
(2) H.H. Shahzadi Zahra Khanum.
i) H.H. Shahzadi Hajiyah Mihr-i-Mah Khanum, ‘Azmat us-Sultana (d/o Jahan Ara), educ. privately. Author of “Haj Travelogue” (1882). m. (first) before 17th November 1849, General H.E. Mirza Muhammad Khan Ashtiyani, Qavam ud-Daula (d. before 30th March 1873, bur. Qum), Vizier to Prince Hamza Mirza 1852-1856, GOC-in-C Merv 1859-1860, Governor of the Persian Gulf Ports 1865-1867, Dir-Gen of the Customs Dept 1867-1873, son of H.E. Mirza Muhammad Taqi Khan Ashtiyani, Qavam ud-Daula. m. (second) before 18th February 1874, H.E. Mirza Musa Khan (d. at Tehran, 3rd May 1881), Sec of the War Dept and Chief of Army Finance, Minister for War 1881, son of Mirza Hadi Khan Ashtiyani. m. (third) before 21st January 1882, H.E. Mirza ‘Abdu’l Wahab Khan Shirazi, Asif ud-Daula (b. at Shiraz, before 25th July 1827; d. 31st January 1887), previously styled Naib ul-Wazira and Nasir ud-Daula, son of Muhammad Ja’afar Khan Shirazi. She had issue, two sons by her first husband.
ii) H.H. Shahzadi Shams us-Sultana (d/o Jahan Ara). m. H.R.H. Shahzada Sultan Husain Mirza, Nayar ud-Daula (b. at Naishapur, 1846; d. 15th April 1918), Governor of Sabzavar, Naishapur, Tehran, and of Isfahan, and Governor-General of Khorasan, son of H.I.H. Shahzada Parviz Mirza, Nayar ud-Daula, sometime Governor of Naishapur – see below.
iii) H.H. Shahzadi Hormat ud-Daula (d/o Jahan Ara). m. (first) H.H. Shahzada Jalal ud-din Mirza, Ihtisham ul-Mulk, sometime Governor of Kashan, son of General H.R.H. Shahzada Khanlar Mirza, Ihtisham ud-Daula, sometime Governor-General of Arabistan and Luristan. m. (second) as his second wife, Mirza Mahmud Mustawfi, Vizier of Tehran 1874-1880, son of Mirza Nasru’llah Mustawfi. She had issue, several daughters by her first husband – see above.
iv) H.H. Shahzadi Shafra Khanum. m. and had issue.
m) H.R.H. Shahzada Manuchir Mirza. b. 1818, educ. privately.
n) H.R.H. Shahzada Sultan Murad Mirza, Hisamus-Sultana (cre. 1862). b. February/March 1818 (full brother of Faridun Mirza ), educ. privately. Governor-General of Khorasan 1850-1854, 1861-1866 and 1872-1873 and 1883, of Fars 1859-1861, 1866-1870 and 1873-1875, and of Kurdistan 1875-1876, Governor of Yazd 1870-1871, Isfahan 1871-1872, and Kermanshah 1875-1876. Rcvd: the Order of the Imperial Portrait, the Order of the Sun & Lion 1st class, and the Exalted Order of Honour (Nishan-i-Ali-Imtiaz) of Turkey (3.10.1880). He d. 1883, having had issue:
i) H.H. Shahzada Hajji ‘Abu’l Nasir Mirza, Hisamus-Sultana (cre. 1888). Persian representative at H.M. Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations in London 1887 (rcvd: Jubilee medal), Governor of Gilan 1888-1889, the Persian Gulf Ports 1896, and Luristan 1898-1899, and Governor-General of Arabistan 1893-1895. m. H.H. Shahzadi Gauhar Shad Khanum, Ibtihajus-Sultana, daughter of H.H. Shahzada Imam Quli Mirza, Imadud-Daula. He d. 8th June 1899, having had issue, a son and a daughter:
(1) H.H. Shahzadi Mubtahijud-Daula. m. H.H. Shahzada Ghulam ‘Ali Mirza, Mujalalud-Daula [Gholam-Ali Dowlatshahi] (d. at Tehran, 2nd October 1934), eldest son of H.H. Shahzada Sultan Ibrahim Mirza, Mishkatud-Daula. She had issue - see above.
ii) H.H. Shahzada … Mirza.
iii) H.H. Shahzada Abu’l Fath Mirza, Mu’ayid ud-Daula, GCMG (9.2.1903). b. 1850, educ. privately. Deputy Governor of Gilan 1885-1887 and Yazd 1870-1871, Isfahan 1871-1872, and Kurdistan 1876-1881, Governor of Khamsa 1881-1883, Gilan 1891-1893, Persian Iraq 1896-1898, Yazd 1904-1905, and Tehran 1907-1908, Governor-General of Khorasan 1893-1895 and 1904, and of Fars 1900 and 1907-1908, Persian representative at the Coronation of H.M. King Edward VII in London 1902 (rcvd: Coron medal). m. (first) H.I.H. Shahzadi Afshar ud-Daula (b. 1858), daughter of H.I.M. Nasir ud-din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his first wife, ‘Iffat us-Sultana, daughter of Musa Reza Beg. m. (second) 1904, a daughter of Mirza Hisam ud-din Khan, Mushirud-Daula. He d. at Qum, 1912, having had issue, two daughters:
(1) H.H. Shahzadi Zinatud-Daula. b. 1875.
(2) H.H. Shahzadi Shamsus-Sultana. b. 1878. m. 18xx, Mirza ‘Abu’l Karim Khan, Mudirus-Sultana (b. 1876), eldest son of H.E. Mirza ‘Abu’l Wahab Khan-e Nuri, Nizamul-Mulk, sometime Governor-General of Fars and Azerbaijan, Minister for War, Justice and Finance, by his wife Amirud-Daula, daughter of Mirza Muhammad Khan, Majd ul-Mulk.
i) H.H. Shahzadi … Khanum. m. her cousin, Major-General H.H. Shahzada Sultan Uvais Mirza, Mutamadud-Daula (b. 1839; d. 2nd November 1893), Governor-General of Fars and Governor of Kuh-e Giluya, of Behheban, and Hamadan, eldest son of H.R.H. Shahzada Farhad Mirza, Mutamadud-Daula - see below.
ii) H.H. Shahzadi … Khanum. m. H.H. Shahzada Hajji Sulaiman Mirza, Shu’a ud-Daula (b. 1847), son of H.R.H. Shahzada Faridun Mirza, FarmanFarma - see above.
iii) H.H. Shahzadi Sururud-Daula. m. Field Marshal H.I.H. Shahzada Kamran Mirza, Amir-i-Kabir (b. at Tehran, 22nd July 1856; d. 1927), Governor of Tehran, of Mazandaran, and Gilan, Minister for War and Governor-General of Khorasan, tenth son of H.I.M. Nasir ud-din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his wife, Munirus-Sultana, daughter of Muhammad Taqi Khan, Chief Architect of Tehran - see below.